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The Ghost Village of Imber

The Ghost Village of Imber “Little Imber on the down, seven miles from any town” The remote settlement of Imber dates from at least Saxon times but is now an uninhabited “ghost village” within the MoD’s training grounds on Salisbury Plain. Traditionally reliant on agriculture, the townsfolk were evicted in December 1943 by the British …

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Ramsbury Streets

The Story of Ramsbury’s Street Names Ever wondered about the history or meaning behind street and place names in Ramsbury? Ramsbury High Street The main influences on the character of the village are its position in the valley of the River Kennet and its location on the route of the old London to Bath and …

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Maud Heath’s Causeway

Maud Heath’s Causeway 2½ miles / 1 hour OS Explorer 156 (Chippenham/Bradford) Interesting Wiltshire walks further afield this time – but well worth it for views and local interest. Start in Bremhill village itself (SN11 9LD) or at the nearby Dumb Post Inn (SN11 9JZ. Either way, make for St Martin’s Church (from the pub, …

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Ramsbury Village

Welcome to Ramsbury Ramsbury in Wiltshire UK is a real taste of the country (imagine thick forests, green meadows, rolling hills and chalk streams – it’s like Hobbit country for real!), it’s nestled within Wiltshire’s finest landscapes yet just a few miles from Marlborough, Hungerford and the M4. Here you’ll find inspiring history, glorious fresh …

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Love Scams

Don’t fall head over heels for a romance scam Today, many of us will be snuggling up to our loved ones in celebration of Valentine’s Day. But for others, they may be sending money to help those they think are their loved ones as part of a romance scam. What is a romance scam? Victims …

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Ramsbury Charities

Charities, Groups and Organisations in Ramsbury Village Ramsbury has so many different facets that there is truly something for everyone to enjoy, observe or get involved with. We are very fortunate to have a number of wonderful buildings, old and new, around which the community can thrive. Our ancient heritage and beautiful landscapes attracts visitors …

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