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Badbury, Swindon

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Badbury, Swindon

Badbury is a hamlet of the civil parish of Chiseldon in Wiltshire. There is evidence that in 955 King Eadred granted Badbury, then containing twenty-five hides, to Saint Dunstan, Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey. The manor of Badbury was held by the Abbey at the time of the Domesday book, when it was counted as twenty hides.
Post townSWINDON
Administrative CountySwindon
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU1980
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01793
 

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

Badeberie

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

Badbury, hamlet, Chisledon par., N. Wilts, 3½ miles SE. of Swindon.

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