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Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire

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Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire

Great Bedwyn is a village and civil parish in the east of the English county of Wiltshire.
Post townMarlborough
Administrative CountyWiltshire
Traditional CountyWiltshire
OS GridSU2764
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWiltshire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01672
Population1,347 (2001 census)

Other names by which Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire has been known in the past

Bedwin ~ Bedwin Great ~ Bedwyn ~ Bedwyn Great ~ Great Bedwin ~ Great Bodwyn

Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bedwin, or Bedwyn, Great, par. and town with ry. sta., S. Wilts, 5 miles SW. of Hungerford, 9993 ac. (36 water), pop. 1834; P.O. Market-day, Tuesday. Has ancient church, with interesting monuments; birthplace of Dr Willis (1622-1675), physician and anatomist. Chisbury, a Saxon camp of 15 ac., with rampart 45 ft. high, is 1 mile to NE.

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