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Figheldean is a village and civil parish on the River Avon, north of Amesbury in Wiltshire, England. [1]

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A345 road

The A345 is a secondary A road in Wiltshire, England running from Salisbury to Marlborough and the A4.

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Ablington, Wiltshire

Ablington is a small village in the English county of Wiltshire, on the River Avon, close to the village of Figheldean and about north of the town of Amesbury.

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Amesbury is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England.

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Army Air Corps (United Kingdom)

The Army Air Corps (AAC) is a component of the British Army, first formed in 1942 during the Second World War by grouping the various airborne units of the British Army (which are no longer part of the AAC).

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Barrow Clump

Barrow Clump is an archaeological site in Figheldean parish, Wiltshire, England, about north of the town of Amesbury.

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Bowl barrow

A bowl barrow is a type of burial mound or tumulus.

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Bronze Age Britain

Bronze Age Britain is an era of British history that spanned from c. 2500 until c. 800 BC.

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Causewayed enclosure

A causewayed enclosure is a type of large prehistoric earthwork common to the early Neolithic in Europe.

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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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Devizes (UK Parliament constituency)

Devizes is a constituency in Wiltshire, England, which is represented in the House of Commons of the U.K. Parliament and includes four towns and many villages in the middle and east of the county.

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Domesday Book

Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.

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Durrington, Wiltshire

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

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English country house

An English country house is a large house or mansion in the English countryside.

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Ewan Christian

Ewan Christian (1814–95) was a British architect.

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Fittleton is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, north of Salisbury.

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Frederick Browning

Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Arthur Montague "Boy" Browning, (20 December 1896 – 14 March 1965) was a senior officer of the British Army who has been called the "father of the British airborne forces".

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Go South Coast

Go South Coast is a bus operator on and around the south coast of England.

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Hamlet (place)

A hamlet is a small human settlement.

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Henry I of England

Henry I (c. 1068 – 1 December 1135), also known as Henry Beauclerc, was King of England from 1100 to his death.

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John West Hugall

John West Hugall (– 30 October 1880) was a British Gothic Revival architect from Yorkshire.

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Larkhill is a garrison town in the civil parish of Durrington, Wiltshire, England.

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Manor house

A manor house was historically the main residence of the lord of the manor.

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Marlborough, Wiltshire

Marlborough is a market town and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire on the Old Bath Road, the old main road from London to Bath.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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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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Neolithic Europe

Neolithic Europe is the period when Neolithic technology was present in Europe, roughly between 7000 BCE (the approximate time of the first farming societies in Greece) and c. 1700 BCE (the beginning of the Bronze Age in northwest Europe).

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Netheravon is a village and civil parish on the River Avon and A345 road, about north of the town of Amesbury in Wiltshire, South West England.

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Netheravon Airfield

Netheravon Airfield is a grass strip airfield on Salisbury Plain, in Wiltshire, England.

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No. 1 Flying Training School RAF

The No.

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Normandy landings

The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.

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Old Sarum

Old Sarum is the site of the earliest settlement of Salisbury in England.

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Operation Tonga

Operation Tonga was the codename given to the airborne operation undertaken by the British 6th Airborne Division between 5 June and 7 June 1944 as a part of Operation Overlord and the D-Day landings during the Second World War.

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Patrick Sanders (British Army officer)

Lieutenant-General Patrick Nicholas Yardley Monrad Sanders CBE, DSO (born 6 April 1966) is a British Army officer.

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Primitive Methodist Church

The Primitive Methodist Church is a body of Holiness Christians within the Methodist tradition, which began in England in the early 19th century, with the influence of American evangelist Lorenzo Dow (1777–1834).

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Richard Gale (British Army officer)

General Sir Richard Nelson "Windy" Gale (25 July 1896 – 29 July 1982) was a senior officer in the British Army who served in both world wars.

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River Avon, Hampshire

The River Avon is a river in the south of England.

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Robin Hood's Ball

Robin Hood’s Ball is a Neolithic causewayed enclosure on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England.

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Roughcast or pebbledash is a coarse plaster surface used on outside walls that consists of lime and sometimes cement mixed with sand, small gravel, and often pebbles or shells.

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Royal Flying Corps

The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.

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Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 40,302, at the confluence of the rivers Nadder, Ebble, Wylye and Bourne.

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Salisbury Plain

Salisbury Plain is a chalk plateau in the south western part of central southern England covering.

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Shrewton is a village and civil parish on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England, located around west of Amesbury and north of Salisbury.

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Tidworth is a garrison town and civil parish in south-east Wiltshire, England, located along the A338 road and close to the A303 road.

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Tourist Group

Tourist Group is a coach charter company in Dorset and Wiltshire, England.

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Victorian restoration

The Victorian restoration was the widespread and extensive refurbishment and rebuilding of Church of England churches and cathedrals that took place in England and Wales during the 19th-century reign of Queen Victoria.

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War Office

The War Office was a department of the British Government responsible for the administration of the British Army between 1857 and 1964, when its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Defence.

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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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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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6th Airborne Division (United Kingdom)

The 6th Airborne Division was an airborne infantry division of the British Army during the Second World War.

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

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