Place:Broughton Gifford, Wiltshire, England

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NameBroughton Gifford
TypeVillage
Located inWiltshire, England


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Broughton Gifford is a village and civil parish about west of Melksham in Wiltshire, England. The 2001 census recorded a parish population of 822.

The village has two parts:

  • The lower part, the main part of the village where the Church of England parish church of Saint Mary and the school are, as well as the village hall and the Fox public house. There are also two housing estates and some detached houses in this part.
  • The higher part, The Common, is a large area of open land with houses around it. As at 2008 there were three ponds on the common, inhabited by a paddling of ducks in their breeding season. At one end of the common there is The Bell public house, and the football pitch and bowling green.

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