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Draycot Foliat, Swindon

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Draycot Foliat, Swindon

Draycot Foliat is an hamlet in Wiltshire, England, on the back road between Chiseldon to the north and Ogbourne St. George to the south. The nearest major town is Swindon which is about 5 miles north. The most notable feature is probably the small Airstrip with its model helicopter instruction centre. There is one smallholding, called Draycot Farm, and a larger farm, Sheppard's Farm which comprises some 750 acres (300 hectares).
Administrative CountySwindon
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU1877
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire

Other names by which Draycot Foliat, Swindon has been known in the past

Draycot Foliatt ~ Draycott Foliatt

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

Draycot Foliatt, par., N. Wilts, 4½ miles SE. of Swindon, 702 ac., pop. 46.

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