Burbage, Wiltshire

Eight exclaves of highly anomalous Cowley, all in Hillingdon, then in Middlesex.

Village and civil parish in the Vale of Pewsey, Wiltshire, England.

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Vale of Pewsey

Area of Wiltshire, England to the east of Devizes and south of Marlborough, centred on the village of Pewsey.

The Vale of Pewsey as viewed from the east end of Etchilhampton Hill.

Larger settlements in the vale include Pewsey and Burbage with many smaller villages, the larger ones including Bishops Cannings, Etchilhampton, Urchfont, Chirton, Alton Priors, Woodborough, Milton Lilbourne, Easton Royal and Wootton Rivers.

Great Bedwyn

Village and civil parish in east Wiltshire, England.

Will of Alfred the Great, AD 873–888, mentions Bedewindan (11th-century copy, British Library Stowe MS 944, ff. 29v–33r)

The Bedwyn of King Alfred was a large estate, whose territory included the modern parishes of Great and Little Bedwyn, Grafton, and Burbage.

Grafton, Wiltshire

Civil parish in Wiltshire, England, in the Vale of Pewsey about 7 mi southeast of Marlborough.

Eight exclaves of highly anomalous Cowley, all in Hillingdon, then in Middlesex.

Its main settlement is the village of East Grafton, on the A338 Burbage - Hungerford road; the parish includes the village of Wilton (not to be confused with the town of Wilton near Salisbury) and the hamlets of West Grafton, Marten and Wexcombe.

River Bourne, Wiltshire

River in the English county of Wiltshire, a tributary of the Salisbury Avon.

The Bourne's source is at the eastern end of the Vale of Pewsey, just south of the village of Burbage.

Reading–Taunton line

Major branch of the Great Western Main Line from which it diverges at Reading railway station.

A First Great Western HST approaching Great Cheverell on its way to Westbury
The GWR's cut-off lines to the west of England (shown in red).
A westbound service from London passing Westbury with the Westbury White Horse in the background
A High Speed Train crosses Langport Viaduct (between Castle Cary and Taunton).

There was never a station at Burbage but the siding served a wharf which allowed transhipment of goods between the canal and railway.

A338 road

Major primary route in southern England, that runs from the junction with the A35 at Poole in Dorset to the junction with the A420 at Besselsleigh in Oxfordshire, a distance of 84 mi.

Near Burbage the continued route north to Swindon is designated A346, the A338 turning off to the right at a roundabout and heading east then north-east and crossing the border into Berkshire.

Bruce Tunnel

On the summit pound of the Kennet and Avon Canal between Wootton Top Lock and Crofton Locks in Wiltshire, England.

Bruce Tunnel - Eastern Portal (as seen in 1992)

The tunnel is about 1.3 mi north of Burbage village.

Wiltshire Victoria County History

Encyclopaedic history of the county of Wiltshire in England.

The VCH emblem, which includes the coat of arms of England

Volume XVI (1999): Kinwardstone hundred (Great Bedwyn, Little Bedwyn, Burbage, Buttermere, Chilton Foliat, Chute, Chute Forest, Collingbourne Kingston, Easton, Froxfield, Milton Lilbourne, Pewsey, Savernake, Tidcombe and Fosbury, Hippenscombe, Wootton Rivers).

Milton Lilbourne

Eight exclaves of highly anomalous Cowley, all in Hillingdon, then in Middlesex.

Milton Lilbourne is a village and civil parish in the county of Wiltshire, England, in the Vale of Pewsey between Pewsey and Burbage.

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