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Bishopstrow

"BISHOPSTROW, a parish in the hundred of Warminster, in the county of Wilts, not far from Warminster, its post town. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Salisbury, value £220, in the patronage of Sir F. D. Astley, Bart. The church is dedicated to St. Adeline. Roman urns and many brass coins have been found here. There are remains of a large earthwork on Whiten Hill, near the village. The principal residence is Bishopstrow House."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

 

Churches

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Church Records

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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

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History

Maps

 

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Societies

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