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Bemerton, once a separate village to the west of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, is now virtually a suburb of that city. George Herbert (1593–1633) was Rector of Fugglestone with Bemerton and is buried at Bemerton. Until 1894 Bemerton was a chapelry of Fugglestone St Peter, but it was then established as a parish in its own right. Bemerton has three Church of England parish churches. St. Andrew's was originally Norman but was largely rebuilt later in the Middle Ages. St.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Bemerton, Wiltshire has been known in the past
Berment ~ Bimertone
Bemerton, Wiltshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Bemerton, chapelry, Fugglestone St Peter par., S. Wilts, 1½ mile NW. of Salisbury; George Herbert, the poet (1593-1632), John Norris, poet and metaphysician (1657-1711), and Archdeacon Coxe, traveller and historian (1747-1828), were rectors.
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