Salisbury

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Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 40,302, at the confluence of the rivers Avon, Nadder, Ebble, Wylye and Bourne.wikipedia
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River Avon, Hampshire

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Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 40,302, at the confluence of the rivers Avon, Nadder, Ebble, Wylye and Bourne. In 1664, an act for making the River Avon navigable from Christchurch to the city of New Sarum was passed and the work completed, only for the project to be ruined shortly thereafter by a major flood.
The river rises in the county of Wiltshire and flows through the city of Salisbury and the county of Hampshire before reaching the English Channel through Christchurch Harbour in the county of Dorset.

Salisbury Cathedral

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Salisbury Cathedral was formerly north of the city at Old Sarum.
Salisbury Cathedral, formally known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is an Anglican cathedral in Salisbury, England.

River Ebble

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Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 40,302, at the confluence of the rivers Avon, Nadder, Ebble, Wylye and Bourne.
The River Ebble is one of the five rivers of the English city of Salisbury.

Wiltshire

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Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 40,302, at the confluence of the rivers Avon, Nadder, Ebble, Wylye and Bourne.
The city of Salisbury is notable for its medieval cathedral.

Salisbury railway station

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Salisbury railway station is an interchange between the West of England Main Line and the Wessex Main Line.
Salisbury railway station serves the city of Salisbury in Wiltshire, England.

Old Sarum Cathedral

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Salisbury Cathedral was formerly north of the city at Old Sarum. Herman and his successor, Saint Osmund, began the construction of the first Salisbury cathedral, though neither lived to see its completion in 1092.
Only its foundations remain, in the northwest quadrant of the circular outer bailey of the site, which is located near modern Salisbury, Wiltshire, in the United Kingdom.

Old Sarum

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The hilltop at Old Sarum lies near the Neolithic sites of Stonehenge and Avebury and shows some signs of early settlement.
Old Sarum is the site of the earliest settlement of Salisbury in England.

Salisbury Plain

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Salisbury is in the southeast of Wiltshire, near the edge of Salisbury Plain.
The Hampshire Avon runs through the eastern half of the plain and to the south the plain peters out as the river valleys close together before meeting at Salisbury.

Salisbury City Council

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Following the cathedral's relocation, a settlement grew up around it which received a city charter in 1227 as New Sarum, which continued to be its official name until 2009, when Salisbury City Council was established.
The council came into being in April 2009 to serve the city of Salisbury, Wiltshire, as part of the 2009 structural changes to local government in England, although its first elections were not held until June 2009.

Wessex Main Line

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Salisbury railway station is an interchange between the West of England Main Line and the Wessex Main Line.
Passenger services are currently operated by Great Western Railway local services, supplemented by South Western Railway between Salisbury and Bristol Temple Meads and also between Salisbury and Southampton, and by Great Western high-speed express services between Bristol and Bath.

Bishop of Salisbury

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In 1075 the Council of London established Herman as the first bishop of Salisbury, uniting his former sees of Sherborne and Ramsbury into a single diocese which covered the counties of Dorset, Wiltshire, and Berkshire.
The see is in the City of Salisbury where the bishop's seat is located at the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

City status in the United Kingdom

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Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 40,302, at the confluence of the rivers Avon, Nadder, Ebble, Wylye and Bourne.
Three non-local authority preservations arose: here charter trustees were established for the cities of Lichfield and Salisbury (or New Sarum) being neither districts nor civil parishes, and special letters patent for a time preserved the city of Rochester.

Richard Poore

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The brothers Herbert and Richard Poore succeeded him and began planning the relocation of the cathedral into the valley almost immediately.
Richard Poore or Poor (died 15 April 1237) was a medieval English Bishop best known for his role in the establishment of Salisbury Cathedral and the City of Salisbury, moved from the nearby fortress of Old Sarum.

Royal Mint

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It subsequently became the site of Wilton's mint.
In 1642 parliament seized control of the Tower mint and after Charles I tried to arrest the Five Members he was forced to flee London, establishing at least 16 emergency mints across the British Isles in Colchester, Chester, Cork, Edinburgh, Dublin, Exeter, Salisbury, parts of Cornwall including Truro, Weymouth, Worcester, York, Carlisle, Newark, Pontefract and Scarborough (see also siege money).

West of England line

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Salisbury railway station is an interchange between the West of England Main Line and the Wessex Main Line.

Cynric

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At the time of the Saxon invasions, Old Sarum fell to King Cynric of Wessex in 552.
During his reign, as described in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the Saxons expanded into Wiltshire against strong resistance and captured Searobyrig, or Old Sarum, near Salisbury, in 552.

Christchurch, Dorset

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In 1664, an act for making the River Avon navigable from Christchurch to the city of New Sarum was passed and the work completed, only for the project to be ruined shortly thereafter by a major flood.
They settled on a stretch of raised land between the rivers Avon and Stour which carried people and their wares to and from market settlements such as Blandford and Old Sarum (near modern Salisbury).

Poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal

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On 4 March 2018, former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal were poisoned in Salisbury with a Novichok nerve agent.
On 4 March 2018, Sergei Skripal, a former Russian military officer and double agent for the UK's intelligence services, and his daughter Yulia Skripal were poisoned in Salisbury, England, with a Novichok nerve agent, according to official UK sources and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

Old Sarum Airfield

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There are civil airfields at Old Sarum (where the experimental aircraft the Edgley Optica was developed and tested) and at Thruxton near Andover.
Old Sarum Airfield is located 2 NM north northeast of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.

Bemerton

Bemerton Heath
Bemerton, once a separate village to the west of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, is now virtually a suburb of that city.

Harnham

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The Town Path, a walkway that links Harnham with the rest of the city, is at times impassable.
Harnham is a suburb of the city of Salisbury in Wiltshire, England, centred about 0.6 mi south of Salisbury Cathedral and across the River Avon.

Salisbury (UK Parliament constituency)

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The Member of Parliament for the Salisbury constituency, which includes the city, Wilton, Amesbury and surrounding rural areas, is John Glen (Conservative), who was first elected in 2010.
The constituency is based around the city of Salisbury in Wiltshire.

Saint Osmund

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Herman and his successor, Saint Osmund, began the construction of the first Salisbury cathedral, though neither lived to see its completion in 1092.
His remains were buried at Old Sarum, translated to New Salisbury on 23 July 1457, and deposited in the Lady Chapel, where his sumptuous shrine was destroyed under Henry VIII.

Britford

The civil parish of Salisbury, which does not include some of the city's suburbs such as Laverstock, Ford, Britford and Netherhampton, had a population of 40,302 at the 2011 census.
Britford is a village and civil parish beside the River Avon about 1.5 mi southeast of Salisbury in Wiltshire, England.

Salisbury District

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The 1972 Local Government Act eliminated the administration of the City of New Sarum under its former charters, but its successor, Wiltshire County's Salisbury District, continued to be accorded its former city status.
Its main urban area was the city of Salisbury.