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"BATHAMPTON, a parish in the liberty of Hampton and Claverton, but locally situated in the hundred of Bath Forum in the county of Somerset, near Bath, and forming part of its suburbs. It lies in the beautiful valley of the Avon, and is a station on the Great Western railway. It is near the ancient embankment called Wandsdyke. The living is a vicarage, consolidated with that of Bathford, in the diocese of Bath and Wells. The church, an ancient structure, the south aisle of which was rebuilt in 1754, is dedicated to St. Nicholas." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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