Place:Coombe Bissett, Wiltshire, England

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NameCoombe Bissett
Alt namesCoombe-Bissettsource: Family History Library Catalog
Homingtonsource: village in parish since 1934
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.037°N 1.846°W
Located inWiltshire, England
See alsoCawden and Cadworth Hundred, Wiltshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Salisbury Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1894 - 1934
Salisbury and Wilton Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1934 - 1974
Salisbury District, Wiltshire, England1974-2009
Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, England2009--
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Coombe Bissett is a village and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire, 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Salisbury on the A354 road towards Blandford Forum. The parish includes the village of Homington; both villages are in the River Ebble valley.

A medieval packhorse bridge, now a footbridge, crosses the Ebble close to the newer road bridge at Coombe Bissett.

Coombe Bissett and Homington were separate parishes, each with its own church, until they were united in a joint benefice in 1885. Homington was absorbed into Coombe Bissett civil parish in 1934.

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