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Castle Eaton, Swindon

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Castle Eaton, Swindon

Castle Eaton is a village and civil parish on the River Thames about 4 miles northwest of Highworth. It is historically in Wiltshire but since 1997 has been part of Swindon unitary authority. The Thames at Castle Eaton forms both the northern boundary of the parish and the county boundary with Gloucestershire. The village is characterised by its older buildings most of which are in The Street, the original main thoroughfare.
Post townSwindon
Administrative CountySwindon
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU1495
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01285
Population235 (2001 census)
 

Castle Eaton, Swindon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Castle Eaton, par. and vil., N. Wilts, on river Thames, 3½ miles NE. of Cricklade, 1979 ac., pop. 323.

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