Collingbourne Kingston

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

Village and civil parish about 8 mi south of the market town of Marlborough in Wiltshire, England.

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River Bourne, Wiltshire

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

The river cuts through the chalk escarpment at Collingbourne Kingston, to flow south across Salisbury Plain through the town of Tidworth and the village of Shipton Bellinger.

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.

It turns left to continue northwards alongside the Bourne through another narrow stretch at Collingbourne Kingston to another mini-roundabout before again heading north.

Hyde Abbey

Medieval Benedictine monastery just outside the walls of Winchester, Hampshire, England.

Hyde Abbey gatehouse, Winchester
Romanesque capital from the abbey church

In 1086, Domesday Book recorded holdings of land at Addeston, Collingbourne, Pewsey, Manningford and Chisledon.

Collingbourne Ducis

Village and civil parish on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England, about 10 mi south of Marlborough.

Cottages on the A346

Sunton, and the northern part of Cadley, were transferred to the parish from Collingbourne Kingston in 1934.

Aughton, Wiltshire

The hamlet at Oberwil, 3 km from Waldkirch, near St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Aughton is a hamlet adjacent to the village of Collingbourne Kingston in Wiltshire, England.

Brunton, Wiltshire

The hamlet at Oberwil, 3 km from Waldkirch, near St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Brunton is a hamlet adjacent to the village of Collingbourne Kingston in Wiltshire, England.

Hazel Jane Raines

American pioneer aviator and flight instructor with the Civilian Pilot Training Program.

Plaque of Raines at the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame

She survived a March 2, 1943 crash landing at Collingbourne Kingston when her Spitfire's engine malfunctioned, landing atop an English cottage.

Collingbourne railway station

Collingbourne railway station served the village of Collingbourne Ducis in Wiltshire, England.

Site of the station in 1984

In 1932, a halt was opened at Collingbourne Kingston, about 1.5 miles north of Collingbourne station, in an effort by the GWR, which had taken over the M&SWJR on the Grouping in 1923, to generate traffic on a line threatened by increasing road use.

History of Wiltshire

Historic county located in the South West England region.

Ancient extent of Wiltshire
Wiltshire by John Speed, 1611
Neolithic Stonehenge
Silbury Hill
Dilton Marsh church
Malmesbury Market Cross
Bradford on Avon bridge
Caen Hill Locks
Salisbury Cathedral by John Constable
Great Chafield Manor

Early English architecture is illustrated by Salisbury Cathedral, its purest and most beautiful example; and, on a smaller scale, at Amesbury, Bishops Cannings, Boyton, Collingbourne Kingston, Downton and Potterne.

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).