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Warminster is a town and civil parish in western Wiltshire, England, by-passed by the A36 (between Salisbury and Bath) and the partly concurrent A350 between Westbury and Blandford Forum. [1]

91 relations: A350 road, A36 road, Bath, Somerset, Battlesbury Barracks, Battlesbury Camp, Benjamin Buckler, Blandford Forum, Brewing, British Army, British Iron Age, Center Parcs UK, Chalk, Christ Church, Warminster, Civil parish, Cley Hill, Daily Mirror, Demesne, Distribution network operator, Domesday Book, Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service, Edmund Ludlow, Electoral district, Electricity generation, Emergency department, English Civil War, English country house, Flers, Orne, Foundry, Freddie Bartholomew, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Great Western Railway, Hard water, Henry Huntingford, Henry Wansey, Hillfort, History of Anglo-Saxon England, History of water supply and sanitation, John Henry Taylor, John Philipps, 1st Viscount St Davids, John Wallis Titt, Kingdown School, Listed building, Longleat, Longleat Safari Park, Maize, Major, Malting process, Market Lavington, Marquess of Bath, Minster (church), ..., Natural gas, Old English, Poultry farming, Retained firefighter, River Avon, Bristol, River Wylye, Roman villa, Roundhead, Royal United Hospital, Rupert E. Billingham, Salisbury, Scratchbury Camp, Selwood Forest, Shaftesbury, Shepton Mallet, Shrewton, Sister city, Smallpox, South West Wiltshire (UK Parliament constituency), South Western Ambulance Service, SSE plc, Thomas Thynne, 5th Marquess of Bath, Toll road, Typhus, Warminster Athenaeum, Warminster railway station, Warminster School, Warminster Town F.C., Water supply, Wessex Water, Westbury, Wiltshire, Westbury-sub-Mendip, Western Football League, William Aldridge, William Daniell, Wiltshire, Wiltshire Council, Wiltshire Police, Wiltshire Victoria County History, Wincanton, Wool. Expand index (41 more) »

A350 road

The A350 is a north-south primary route in southern England, that runs from the M4 motorway in Wiltshire to Poole in Dorset.

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A36 road

The A36 is a trunk road and primary route in southwest England that links the port city of Southampton to the city of Bath.

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Bath, Somerset

Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.

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Battlesbury Barracks

Battlesbury Barracks is a military installation in Warminster, Wiltshire.

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Battlesbury Camp

Battlesbury Camp is the site of an Iron Age bivallate hill fort on Battlesbury Hill in Wiltshire in South West England.

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Benjamin Buckler

Benjamin Buckler (1716 or 1717 – 24 December 1780) was an antiquarian and an academic at the University of Oxford.

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Blandford Forum

Blandford Forum, commonly Blandford, is a market town in the North Dorset district of Dorset, England, sited by the River Stour about northwest of Poole.

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Brewing

Brewing is the production of beer by steeping a starch source (commonly cereal grains, the most popular of which is barley) in water and fermenting the resulting sweet liquid with yeast.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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British Iron Age

The British Iron Age is a conventional name used in the archaeology of Great Britain, referring to the prehistoric and protohistoric phases of the Iron Age culture of the main island and the smaller islands, typically excluding prehistoric Ireland, which had an independent Iron Age culture of its own.

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Center Parcs UK

Center Parcs UK is a short-break holiday company that operates five holiday villages in England, with each covering about of woodland.

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Chalk

Chalk is a soft, white, porous, sedimentary carbonate rock, a form of limestone composed of the mineral calcite.

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Christ Church, Warminster

Christ Church is an Anglican church building serving a parish on the southern side of Warminster, Wiltshire, England.

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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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Cley Hill

Cley Hill is a prominent hill to the west of Warminster in Wiltshire, England.

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Daily Mirror

The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.

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Demesne

In the feudal system, the demesne was all the land which was retained by a lord of the manor for his own use and support, under his own management, as distinguished from land sub-enfeoffed by him to others as sub-tenants.

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Distribution network operator

Distribution network operators (DNOs) are companies licensed to distribute electricity in Great Britain by the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets.

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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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Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is an statutory emergency fire and rescue service covering the local authority areas of Bournemouth, Dorset, Poole, Swindon, and Wiltshire.

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Edmund Ludlow

Edmund Ludlow (c. 1617–1692) was an English parliamentarian, best known for his involvement in the execution of Charles I, and for his Memoirs, which were published posthumously in a rewritten form and which have become a major source for historians of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms.

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Electoral district

An electoral district, (election) precinct, election district, or legislative district, called a voting district by the US Census (also known as a constituency, riding, ward, division, electoral area, or electorate) is a territorial subdivision for electing members to a legislative body.

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Electricity generation

Electricity generation is the process of generating electric power from sources of primary energy.

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Emergency department

An emergency department (ED), also known as an accident & emergency department (A&E), emergency room (ER), emergency ward (EW) or casualty department, is a medical treatment facility specializing in emergency medicine, the acute care of patients who present without prior appointment; either by their own means or by that of an ambulance.

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English Civil War

The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.

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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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Flers, Orne

Flers is a commune in the Orne department in Normandy, France.

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Foundry

A foundry is a factory that produces metal castings.

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Freddie Bartholomew

Frederick Cecil Bartholomew (March 28, 1924 – January 23, 1992), known for his acting work as Freddie Bartholomew, was an English-American child actor.

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Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust runs the Great Western Hospital, a large hospital situated in Swindon, Wiltshire, England, next to junction 15 of the M4 motorway.

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Great Western Railway

The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.

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Hard water

Hard water is water that has high mineral content (in contrast with "soft water").

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Henry Huntingford

Henry Huntingford (1787-1867) was an English clergyman and miscellaneous writer.

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Henry Wansey

Henry Wansey (1752?–1827) was an English antiquary, who was by trade a clothier, but retired from business in middle life and devoted his leisure to travel, to literature, and to antiquarian research.

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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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History of Anglo-Saxon England

Anglo-Saxon England was early medieval England, existing from the 5th to the 11th century from the end of Roman Britain until the Norman conquest in 1066.

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History of water supply and sanitation

The history of water supply and sanitation is one of a logistical challenge to provide clean water and sanitation systems since the dawn of civilization.

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John Henry Taylor

John Henry "J.H." Taylor (19 March 1871 – 10 February 1963) was an English professional golfer and one of the pioneers of the modern game of golf.

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John Philipps, 1st Viscount St Davids

John Wynford Philipps, 1st Viscount St Davids, (30 May 1860 – 28 March 1938) was a British Liberal politician.

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John Wallis Titt

John Wallis Titt (1841–1910) was a late nineteenth-century English mechanical engineer and builder of a particular design of large wind engine.

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Kingdown School

Kingdown School is a mixed secondary school and sixth form in Warminster, Wiltshire, England for students aged 11 to 18.

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Listed building

A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

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Longleat

Longleat is an English stately home and the seat of the Marquesses of Bath.

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Longleat Safari Park

Longleat Safari and Adventure Park, in Wiltshire, England, was opened in 1966 as the first drive-through safari park outside Africa.

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Maize

Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.

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Major

Major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.

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Malting process

The malting process converts raw grain into malt.

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Market Lavington

Market Lavington is a civil parish and large village with a population of about 2,200 on the northern edge of Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England, south of the market town of Devizes.

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Marquess of Bath

Marquess of Bath is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain.

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Minster (church)

Minster is an honorific title given to particular churches in England, most famously York Minster in York, Westminster in London and Southwell Minster in Southwell.

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Natural gas

Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, but commonly including varying amounts of other higher alkanes, and sometimes a small percentage of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen sulfide, or helium.

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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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Poultry farming

Poultry farming is the process of raising domesticated birds such as chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food.

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Retained firefighter

In the United Kingdom and Ireland, a retained firefighter, also known as an RDS Firefighter or on-call firefighter, is a firefighter who does not work full-time but is paid to spend long periods of time on call to respond to emergencies through the Retained Duty System.

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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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River Wylye

The River Wylye is a southern England chalk stream, with clear water flowing over gravel.

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Roman villa

A Roman villa was a country house built for the upper class in the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, similar in form to the hacienda estates in the colonies of the Spanish Empire.

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Roundhead

Roundheads were supporters of the Parliament of England during the English Civil War.

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Royal United Hospital

The Royal United Hospital (RUH) is a major acute-care hospital, located in the Weston suburb of Bath, England, which lies approximately west of the Bath city centre.

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Rupert E. Billingham

Rupert Everett Billingham FRS (15 October 1921 – 16 November 2002) was a British biologist who did significant research in the fields of reproductive immunology and organ transplantation.

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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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Scratchbury Camp

Scratchbury Camp is the site of an Iron Age univallate hillfort located on Scratchbury Hill, near the village of Norton Bavant in Wiltshire, England.

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Selwood Forest

Selwood Forest was a large area of woodland on the borders between Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire in south west England.

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Shaftesbury

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

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Shepton Mallet

Shepton Mallet is a town and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset in South West England.

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Shrewton

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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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Smallpox

Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.

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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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South Western Ambulance Service

The South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is the organisation responsible for providing ambulance services for the National Health Service (NHS) across South West England (the counties and unitary authorities of Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, the Isles of Scilly, Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire).

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SSE plc

SSE plc (formerly Scottish and Southern Energy plc) is a Scottish energy company headquartered in Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Thynne, 5th Marquess of Bath

Thomas Henry Thynne, 5th Marquess of Bath (15 July 1862 – 9 June 1946), styled Viscount Weymouth until 1896, was a British landowner and Conservative politician.

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Toll road

A toll road, also known as a turnpike or tollway, is a public or private road for which a fee (or toll) is assessed for passage.

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Typhus

Typhus, also known as typhus fever, is a group of infectious diseases that include epidemic typhus, scrub typhus and murine typhus.

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Warminster Athenaeum

Warminster Athenaeum is a Victorian theatre in Warminster, England, and a Grade II listed building.

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Warminster railway station

Warminster railway station is a railway station.

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Warminster School

Warminster School, originally called Lord Weymouth's Grammar School, is a co-educational independent day and boarding school at Warminster, Wiltshire, England, for students aged three to eighteen.

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Warminster Town F.C.

Warminster Town Football Club are a football club based in Warminster, Wiltshire, England.

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Water supply

Water supply is the provision of water by public utilities commercial organisations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps and pipes.

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Wessex Water

Wessex Water Services Limited, known as Wessex Water, is a water supply and sewerage utility company serving an area of South West England, covering 10,000 square kilometres including Bristol, most of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire and parts of Gloucestershire and Hampshire.

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Westbury, Wiltshire

Westbury is a town and civil parish in the west of the English county of Wiltshire, most famous for the Westbury White Horse.

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Westbury-sub-Mendip

Westbury-sub-Mendip is a village in Somerset, England, with a population of about 800, situated on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills from Wells and Cheddar.

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Western Football League

The Western Football League is a football league in South West England, covering Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, western Dorset, parts of Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.

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William Aldridge

William Aldridge (1737 – 28 February 1797) was an English nonconformist minister.

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William Daniell

William Daniell (1769–1837) was an English landscape and marine painter, and printmaker, notable for his work in aquatint.

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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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Wiltshire Police

Wiltshire Police, formerly known as Wiltshire Constabulary, is the territorial police force responsible for policing the county of Wiltshire (including the Borough of Swindon) in the south-west of England.

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Wiltshire Victoria County History

The Wiltshire Victoria County History, properly called The Victoria History of the County of Wiltshire but commonly referred to as VCH Wiltshire, is an encyclopaedic history of the county of Wiltshire in England.

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Wincanton

Wincanton is a small town and electoral ward in South Somerset, southwest England.

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Wool

Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and other animals, including cashmere and mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.

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References

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

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