Place:Compton Bassett, Wiltshire, England

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NameCompton Bassett
Alt namesCompton-Bassettsource: Family History Library Catalog
51.447°N 1.948°W
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.447°N 1.948°W
Located inWiltshire, England
See alsoCalne Hundred, Wiltshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Calne Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1894 - 1934
Calne and Chippenham Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1934 - 1974
North Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, England1974-2009
Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, England2009--
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Compton Bassett is a village and rural civil parish in Wiltshire, England, with a 21st century population of approximately 250. The village lies about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Cherhill and 2 1⁄2 miles (4.0 km) east of the town of Calne.

The Church of England parish church of St. Swithin, in the southwest of the village, is from the late 12th century, when it belonged to Bicester priory.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Compton Bassett.

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