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Broughton Gifford is a village and civil parish about west of Melksham in Wiltshire, England. [1]

32 relations: Chippenham (UK Parliament constituency), Church of England parish church, Civil parish, Common land, Enclosure, George Gilbert Scott, Gifford Hall, Great Chalfield, Holt, Wiltshire, Melksham, Melksham Without, Monkton House, National school (England and Wales), Obelisk, Packhorse bridge, Parish councils in England, Penguin Books, Pub, Railmotor, Reformed Baptists, River Avon, Bristol, Thomas Henry Wyatt, Unitary authority, Victoria County History, Village hall, Voluntary controlled school, War memorial, Wesleyan Methodist Church (Great Britain), Wessex Main Line, Whaddon, Wiltshire, Wiltshire, Wiltshire Council.

Chippenham (UK Parliament constituency)

Chippenham is a parliamentary constituency, abolished in 1983 but recreated in 2010, and represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Church of England parish church

A parish church in the Church of England is the church which acts as the religious centre for the people within the smallest and most basic Church of England administrative region, the parish – since the 19th century called the ecclesiastical parish (outside meetings of the church) to avoid confusion with the civil parish which many towns and villages have.

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Civil parish

In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.

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Common land

Common land is land owned collectively by a number of persons, or by one person, but over which other people have certain traditional rights, such as to allow their livestock to graze upon it, to collect wood, or to cut turf for fuel.

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Enclosure (sometimes inclosure) was the legal process in England of consolidating (enclosing) small landholdings into larger farms.

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George Gilbert Scott

Sir George Gilbert Scott (13 July 1811 – 27 March 1878), styled Sir Gilbert Scott, was a prolific English Gothic revival architect, chiefly associated with the design, building and renovation of churches and cathedrals, although he started his career as a leading designer of workhouses.

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Gifford Hall

Gifford Hall is a grade II* listed house on the Common at Broughton Gifford, Wiltshire, England.

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Great Chalfield

Great Chalfield, also sometimes called by its Latin name of Chalfield Magna, formerly East Chalfield and anciently Much Chaldefield, is a small village and former civil parish in west Wiltshire, England, now part of Atworth parish.

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Holt, Wiltshire

Holt is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England.

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Melksham is a town on the River Avon in Wiltshire, England, about northeast of Trowbridge and south of Chippenham.

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Melksham Without

Melksham Without is a civil parish in the county of Wiltshire, England.

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Monkton House

Monkton House in Broughton Gifford, Wiltshire, England is a Grade II* listed 16th-century house.

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National school (England and Wales)

A National school was a school founded in 19th-century England and Wales by the National Society for Promoting Religious Education.

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An obelisk (from ὀβελίσκος obeliskos; diminutive of ὀβελός obelos, "spit, nail, pointed pillar") is a tall, four-sided, narrow tapering monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape or pyramidion at the top.

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Packhorse bridge

A packhorse bridge is a bridge intended to carry packhorses (horses loaded with sidebags or panniers) across a river or stream.

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Parish councils in England

A parish council is a civil local authority found in England and is the first tier of local government.

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books is a British publishing house.

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A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.

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Railmotor is a term which was used by several British railway companies for a lightweight railcar, that is, a railway carriage with a small steam traction unit or diesel or petrol engine integrated into it.

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Reformed Baptists

Reformed Baptists (sometimes known as Particular Baptists or Calvinistic Baptists) are Baptists that hold to a Calvinist soteriology.

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River Avon, Bristol

The River Avon is an English river in the south west of the country.

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Thomas Henry Wyatt

Thomas Henry Wyatt (9 May 1807 – 5 August 1880) was an Anglo-Irish architect.

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Unitary authority

A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.

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Victoria County History

The Victoria History of the Counties of England, commonly known as the Victoria County History or the VCH, is an English history project which began in 1899 and was dedicated to Queen Victoria with the aim of creating an encyclopaedic history of each of the historic counties of England.

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Village hall

In the United Kingdom, a village hall is usually a building within a village which contains at least one large room, usually owned by and run for the benefit of the local community.

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Voluntary controlled school

A voluntary controlled school (VC school) is a state-funded school in England and Wales in which a foundation or trust (usually a Christian denomination) has some formal influence in the running of the school.

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War memorial

A war memorial is a building, monument, statue or other edifice to celebrate a war or victory, or (predominating in modern times) to commemorate those who died or were injured in a war.

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Wesleyan Methodist Church (Great Britain)

The Wesleyan Methodist Church was the name used by the majority Methodist movement in Great Britain following its split from the Church of England after the death of John Wesley and the appearance of parallel Methodist movements.

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Wessex Main Line

The Wessex Main Line is the railway line from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central.

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Whaddon, Wiltshire

Whaddon is a hamlet in the civil parish of Hilperton, Wiltshire, England.

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Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of.

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Wiltshire Council

Wiltshire Council is a unitary authority in South West of England, created in 2009.

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Broughton-Gifford, Church of St Mary the Virgin, Broughton Gifford, Norrington Common, The Common, Broughton Gifford, Wiltshire.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broughton_Gifford

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