Place:Bampton, Devon, England

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NameBampton
Alt namesBadensource: Domesday Book (1985) p 76
Badendonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 76
Badentonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 76
Baensource: Domesday Book (1985) p 76
Baentonasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 76
Bentonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 76
TypeVillage, Urban district
Coordinates51°N 3.483°W
Located inDevon, England
See alsoBampton Hundred, Devon, Englandhundred in which Bampton was located
Mid Devon District, Devon, Englanddistrict municipality of which Bampton has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Bampton is a small town, parish and former manor in Devon, England close to the south-eastern corner of Exmoor and on the River Batherm, a tributary of the River Exe. It is about 10 km north of Tiverton.

Bampton was originally in the Bampton Hundred, an ancient division of Devon. Between 1894 and 1974 it was an urban district. It is now a part of the Mid Devon district municipality.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Bampton.

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