Warminster, Wiltshire

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Warminster is a town in Wiltshire

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Warminster within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Warminster in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Warminster.-- market town and par., Wilts, on W. border of Salisbury Plain, 9 miles S. of Trowbridge and 20 miles NW. of Salisbury by rail, 6370 ac., pop. 5640; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-day, Saturday. Warminster derives its name from an ancient nunnery. It has a chapel of time of Edward I., an endowed grammar school, town hall, market house, &c. The making of broadcloth has long ceased, but there is malting, and a considerable local trade. Roman antiquities have been found.

Warminster in the Domesday Book

A village in Warminster hundred, in the county of Wiltshire.

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