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Fovant is a village and civil parish in southwest Wiltshire, England, lying about west of Salisbury on the A30 Salisbury-Shaftesbury road, on the south side of the Nadder valley. [1]

35 relations: A303 road, Barford St Martin, Bishopstone, Salisbury, Cecily Bodenham, Chiselbury, Church of England parish church, Civil parish, Compton Chamberlayne, Dinton railway station, Dissolution of the Monasteries, Elementary school (England and Wales), First Australian Imperial Force, Hillfort, Iron Age, Netherhampton, Old English, Parish councils in England, River Nadder, Salisbury, Shaftesbury, South West Wiltshire (UK Parliament constituency), Thomas Henry Wyatt, Tisbury, Wiltshire, Tollard Royal, Unitary authority, United Kingdom census, 2011, United Reformed Church, Victorian restoration, Wards and electoral divisions of the United Kingdom, William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke (died 1570), Wilton Abbey, Wilton House, Wiltshire, Wiltshire Council, World War I.

A303 road

The A303 is a trunk road in southern England, running between Basingstoke in Hampshire and Honiton in Devon via Stonehenge.

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Barford St Martin

Barford St Martin is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, about west of Wilton, on the junction of the A30 and the B3089.

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Bishopstone, Salisbury

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

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Cecily Bodenham

Cecily Bodenham (died after 1543), was the last Abbess of Wilton Abbey.

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Chiselbury

Chiselbury is the site of an Iron Age univallate hillfort located in Wiltshire.

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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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Compton Chamberlayne

Compton Chamberlayne is a small village and civil parish in south Wiltshire, England, situated in the Nadder Valley approximately west of Salisbury.

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Dinton railway station

Dinton railway station is a disused railway station which formerly served Dinton in Wiltshire, England.

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Dissolution of the Monasteries

The Dissolution of the Monasteries, sometimes referred to as the Suppression of the Monasteries, was the set of administrative and legal processes between 1536 and 1541 by which Henry VIII disbanded monasteries, priories, convents and friaries in England and Wales and Ireland, appropriated their income, disposed of their assets, and provided for their former personnel and functions.

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Elementary school (England and Wales)

Elementary schools were the first schools in England which were funded by taxation.

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First Australian Imperial Force

The First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) was the main expeditionary force of the Australian Army during World War I. It was formed on 15 August 1914, following Britain's declaration of war on Germany, initially with a strength of one infantry division and one light horse brigade.

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Hillfort

A hillfort is a type of earthworks used as a fortified refuge or defended settlement, located to exploit a rise in elevation for defensive advantage.

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Iron Age

The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.

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Netherhampton

Netherhampton is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, immediately west of the city of Salisbury.

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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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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River Nadder

The River Nadder is a tributary of the Salisbury Avon, flowing in south Wiltshire, England.

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Salisbury

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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Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury is a town and civil parish in Dorset, England.

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South West Wiltshire (UK Parliament constituency)

South West Wiltshire is a constituencyA county constituency (for the purposes of election expenses and type of returning officer).

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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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Tisbury, Wiltshire

Tisbury is a large village and civil parish approximately west of Salisbury in the English county of Wiltshire.

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Tollard Royal

Tollard Royal is a village and civil parish on Cranborne Chase, Wiltshire, England.

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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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United Kingdom census, 2011

A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.

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United Reformed Church

The United Reformed Church (URC) is a Christian church in the United Kingdom.

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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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Wards and electoral divisions of the United Kingdom

The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors.

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William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke (died 1570)

William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke, 1st Baron Herbert of Cardiff (c. 1501 – 17 March 1570) was a Tudor period nobleman, politician, and courtier.

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Wilton Abbey

Wilton Abbey was a Benedictine convent in Wiltshire, England, three miles from Salisbury on the site now occupied by Wilton House.

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Wilton House

Wilton House is an English country house at Wilton near Salisbury in Wiltshire.

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Wiltshire

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 I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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References

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

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