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  Chippenham, Wiltshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chippenham is set on a prominent crossing of the River Avon and lies between the Marlborough Downs to the East, the Cotswolds to the North and West and Salisbury Plain to the South.
Chippenham encompasses the deserted Medieval village of Sheldon, devasted by plague.
Chippenham is surrounded by sparse countryside and there are several woodlands in or in close proximity to the town, for example, Bird's Marsh, Vincients Wood and Briars Wood.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chippenham,_Wiltshire   (1408 words)

  
 Wiltshire County Council - Wiltshire Community History Get Community Information
Chippenham was a Saxon administrative centre by the 10th century and probably had a minster church by the 9th century as King Alfred’s daughter was married here.
Chippenham was at a disadvantage to towns further south as the extra distance that coal, for the steam engines, had to be transported by canal added 10% to the cost.
Chippenham is also part of the other ‘Kilvert Country’ as Francis Kilvert’s father, Robert, was vicar of Hardenhuish from 1832 to 1855 when he moved to nearby Langley Burrell.
www.wiltshire.gov.uk /community/getcom.php?id=54   (2942 words)

  
 Chippenham Now | Interactive What's On Guide for Chippenham, Wiltshire | sn15.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Chippenham High Street is gleaming following a six-month effort to rid the pavements of the ubiquitous blight of chewing gum.
BBC television cameras descended were at the Gazette's Chippenham office on Monday to film reporter Sarah Singleton at work for a feature on her new novel, Heretic.
CHIPPENHAM will be honouring the impact world-renowned engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel had on the town, at his 200th birthday celebrations in April.
www.sn15.org   (659 words)

  
 Chippenham Wiltshire - Visitors, start here
Chippenham's location makes it wonderfully situated as a centre for touring over perhaps a hundred mile radius.
In addition to being housed in a Grade 1 Listed building that is an attraction in its own right, the TIC has literature on all the local places to visit and offers a local and national accommodation booking service.
Disclaimer: While every effort is made to ensure that the information contained in yourguide to Chippenham is correct, neither the guide nor its contributors can be responsible for any loss due to errors or omissions.
www.yourguide.org.uk /chippenham/tour.html   (296 words)

  
 Chippenham, Wiltshire: a tourist holiday and travel guide from TourUK
Chippenham A350 south from Junction 17 M4, A4 from Bath or Marlborough, A350 north from Trowbridge.
Chippenham, the name derived from the Saxon Cyppa and Hamme, has grown into a sizable town, partly due to the location of the motorway.
This 14th Century Manor House is set in 365 acres of Wiltshire's beautiful countryside, nestling in a peaceful wooded valley on the edge of the village of Castle Combe.
www.touruk.co.uk /wilts/wilts_chipp.htm   (875 words)

  
 BBC - Wiltshire - Sport - Chippenham Town News
Chippenham have slipped to second, in the Southern-Premier, after losing 5-0 at home to Histon.
Chippenham thrashed Bitton 4-0 at Hardenhuish Park with goals from Gary Thorne, James Constable, Sam Allison and Simon Charity.
League leaders Chippenham are so far unbeaten with six victories and a draw - whilst their opponents have five wins and two defeats to their name.
www.bbc.co.uk /wiltshire/content/articles/2004/09/01/sport_chippenham_town_fc_september_2004_news_feature.shtml   (237 words)

  
 Chippenham Workhouse and Poor Law Union
Possily the earliest form of pauper accommodation in the Chippenham area was at Kington St Michael where a house for paupers was built in 1221 adjacent to a 12th century nunnery.
A building called the Church House at the west side of the churchyard was used by the parish from as early as 1598 for occasional accommodation of paupers.
The Chippenham Union initially continued using the former parish workhouses in the Butts at Chippenham and at Lacock.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/Chippenham/Chippenham.shtml   (1051 words)

  
 GENUKI: Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
Chippenham is a town 33 miles NW of Salisbury.
There is a key to abbreviations and explanation of format of this list common to all parishes.
Alan Longbottom has transcribed from the 1st Annual Report of the Local Government Board 1871-72, pages 103 to 224, detailed information regarding Reports upon the administration of Out-door Relief in 70 Unions in the South of England.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/WIL/Chippenham   (1139 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | Wiltshire | Chippenham first 'secure station'
Chippenham train station, Wilts, has been named as the first in the country to receive a new security award.
It was named as a Secure Station after 98% of passengers said they felt safe in the car parks and on the platforms.
Chippenham has CCTV which covers both the platforms and car park.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/newsFeedXML/moreover/-/1/hi/england/wiltshire/4116523.stm   (135 words)

  
 Local and Regional Government offices Chippenham
Chippenham Town Council is responsible for The Museum & Heritage Centre Allotments, Additional Street Cleaning, Town and Neeld Halls and Chippenham Information Point, CCTV Town Centre Management, Town Centre Floral Displays, London Road Cemetery, Town Markets, Town Playgrounds and Football Pitches, John Coles Park.
North Wiltshire District Council is responsible for By-laws, Car Parks, Community Safety, Concessionary Travel, Conservation and listed buildings, Council Tax and Benefits, Housing, Leisure centres, Local planning, Public conveniences, Refuse collection, Street cleaning, Tourism including the Tourist Information Centre.
Wiltshire County Council is responsible for Education, Highways, Libraries, Registration of Births Deaths and Marriages, Social Services, Trading Standards, Youth Clubs.
www.users.zetnet.co.uk /chippenham/chippenham/addresses/localgov.html   (374 words)

  
 Hotels, Inns, Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Chippenham, Wiltshire, UK.
Hotels, inns, guesthouses and bed and breakfast accommodation in Chippenham, Wiltshire, England.
Located on the M4, close to Chippenham, the Travelodge at Leigh Delamere provides contemporary quality accommodation and an ideal base for exploring the Wiltshire countryside.
The highly rated Old Bell, reputed to be England's oldest purpose built hotel, is adjacent to the famous Abbey in the historic town of Malmesbury, on the edge of the Cotswolds, 5 miles from Junction 17 of the M4 motorway and Nr Chippenham.
www.databrowse.co.uk /hotels/Wiltshire/Chippenham.html   (513 words)

  
 The Old Rectory, Lacock, Wiltshire - Bed & Breakfast Accommodation
Guests are most welcome to stroll in the garden or enjoy a drink at the front of the house overlooking the tennis court with trees lining the driveway, or just relax on the patio overlooking the orchard and summer house.
Wiltshire is well known for its ancient connections.
As well as being close to the neighbouring villages of Castle Combe and Biddestone, Lacock is in the ancient county of Wiltshire, where Avebury and Stonehenge are of great significance.
www.oldrectorylacock.co.uk   (673 words)

  
 This Is Wiltshire
Bradford On Avon Calne Chippenham Corsham Devizes Malmesbury Marlborough Melksham Pewsey Salisbury Swindon Trowbridge Warminster Westbury Wootton Bassett
WILTSHIRE TIMES EXCLUSIVE: A POLICEMAN suspended from duty is at the centre of two police inquiries, we can reveal.
STAR striker Dave Gilroy is the man Chippenham Town fans will be looking at to fire the bullets past Salisbury City on Saturday.
www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk   (362 words)

  
 BBC - Wiltshire - Sport - Chippenham 2-1 Solihull
It was six points for six for Chippenham taking on Solihull at Hardenhuish on Tuesday night.
In the Southern Premier Chippenham made it six points out of six on Tuesday night.
Chippenham took the lead in the 4th minute.
www.bbc.co.uk /wiltshire/content/articles/2004/08/18/sport_ctfc_180804_solihull_feature.shtml   (196 words)

  
 Chippenham Venues, Conference Meeting Rooms, Team Building, Room Hire, Accommodation, Coach, Car & Limousine Hire ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Chippenham Venue finding and Meeting Room Hire Sourcing the right venue or meeting room at the right price can be a daunting task, that's where we excel.
Chippenham Limousine Hire Want to travel in style we have over 600 American stretch Limousine companies available across the UK including companies that cover the Chippenham area.
Chippenham Corporate Accommodation We specialise in negotiating low rates for corporate clients requiring 50+ nights accommodation anywhere in the UK including Chippenham.
www.ukcorporatesolutions.com /services/city/546.htm   (1023 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: England: Wiltshire: Chippenham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Chippenham Stroke Club - Support for people who have suffered from strokes.
Chippenham Town Council - Information on the town and its history, as well as upcoming events and amenities within the town.
This is Chippenham - For Chippenham news, sport, events, jobs, property, classifieds and tourist information.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Wiltshire/Chippenham   (231 words)

  
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It was agreed that a letter should be written to Wiltshire County Council thanking them for keeping the Town Council up to date and asking for possible dates to hold a working party meeting on the first three items listed.
It was agreed that a letter should be written to North Wiltshire District Council informing them of this and also pointing out that the car park at Spanbourne Avenue is not being used to capacity as it is badly signed.
In addition there has been significant growth in junior football in Chippenham in the last few years which is not abating.
www.chippenham.gov.uk /archived/planning/Pe0307m.doc   (2081 words)

  
 Chippenham Wiltshire South West England, Hotels and travel information
Located on the southern edge of the Cotswolds, in the county of Wiltshire, Chippenham dates back to Saxon times.
In fact one of the area’s greatest assets today is that it is so easy to get to from a wide variety of different places.
Chippenham is a convenient train ride away from London, taking around one hour and twenty minutes, as well as being more or less equidistant from Bath, Bristol and Swindon.
www.chippenhamswebsite.co.uk   (454 words)

  
 Bennetts, Chippenham, Wiltshire
The house was originally two period cottages, which were substantially reconstructed in 1964 by a local builder, to form a single family dwelling.
Chippenham lies 4½ miles south from Junction 17 of the M4 motorway.
It lies in 2 acres on the old A350 road near the railway bridge.
www.a1tourism.com /uk/bennetts.html   (384 words)

  
 Chippenham, Wiltshire
Chippenham is an old market town about 10 miles up the river Avon from MelkSham.
Just off the Motorway and on the main LonDon to BaTh and BrisTol railway line (see ChippenhamStation), Chippenham has excellent connections and a range of larger hotel such as the Angel (a Best Western) and the Premier Travel Inn.
If you're coming to visit us by train, you can change onto the MelkshamTrain at Chippenham, TrowBridge or WestBury.
www.wellho.net /share/chippenham.html   (188 words)

  
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MINUTES The Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 21 August 2002 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.
COMMUNITY PLANNING IN THE CHIPPENHAM COMMUNITY AREA A letter was received from Wiltshire County Council/North Wiltshire District Council informing the Town Council of a meeting to be held on 26 September 2002 (copy in Minute Book).
N.02/01989/FUL Erection of conservatory at 11 Sadlers Mead, Chippenham for Mr A Goacher.
www.chippenham.gov.uk /archived/planning/Pe0308m.doc   (1681 words)

  
 Hardenhuish Church, Chippenham
The church was built in 1779 in classical Georgian style to the plans of architect John Wood (the younger), renowned for his designs of The Royal Crescent and The Circus in Bath.
This perfect little Georgian church is the only one in Wiltshire and is widely considered to be a gem of its period.
The original nave was almost square, built to accommodate fifty, but in 1856 the church was enlarged to the present size, mainly at the expense of the Clutterbuck family, the then owners of Hardenhuish Park, to hold a hundred (with a rather tight squeeze, if they are sitting down!).
www.harnish.org.uk   (1097 words)

  
 Wiltshire County Council - Wiltshire Community History Printed Material Search
Chippenham: an ancient Saxon town, its surroundings and associations
Wiltshire: the topographical collections corrected and enlarged by John Edward Jackson
Chippenham Grammar School 1896 — 1956: a history of the school
www.wiltshire.gov.uk /community/printed_search.php?community=Chippenham   (254 words)

  
 Jobs in Chippenham @ 1Job.co.uk - UK Jobs Search Engine.
Store Manager - Chippenham, Wiltshire £18-24k + 25% bonus + benefits Not only is T-Mobile one of the UK's biggest retail success stories, we also have an exciting expansion programme ahead of us that will see the opening of 180 new stores over the next 18 months.
Administration- Chippenham This is an excellent opportunity to join a large organisation as a data analyst.
Helpdesk Analyst - Near Chippenham - Wiltshire - In order to be suitable for this role you must have at least 12 months experience in an IT support capacity.
www.1job.co.uk /town.php/Chippenham   (3800 words)

  
 Chippenham Male Voice Choir Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Chippenham Male Voice Choir is a men's choir based in Chippenham, Wiltshire, which is open to any male singer with reasonable ability.
It has around 50 members and gives regular concerts in and around Chippenham.
The choir was formed in 1940 and has continued in existence to the present day.
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 Chippenham, Wiltshire web site. Chippenham places to eat, Chippenham hotels and Chippenham accommodation, Chippenham ...
Chippenham places to eat, Chippenham hotels and Chippenham accommodation, Chippenham guide on the portal for UK towns, villages and cities and the cities.Chippenham leisure and business
Chippenham on the portal for towns, villages and cities in the UK and Eire.
Photographs of UK and Eire places, including photos of Chippenham, can be found on Photos365, the digital photography and digital camera web site.
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 Hotels in Chippenham Wiltshire accommodation - Chippenham hotels accommodation in Wiltshire Cotswolds UK
From Chippenham you can explore the beautiful Cotswolds and Chilterns, an area of rich countryside, historic market towns and villages.
Chippenham has a pedestrian area in the town but there are many fine shops nearby and in The Causeway.
Chippenham has numerous pubs, cafes and restaurants for you to enjoy.
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 The Town of Chippenham in Wiltshire, North Wiltshire country of England, South West UK - Local Information Events Bed & ...
The Town of Chippenham in Wiltshire, North Wiltshire country of England, South West UK Property for Sale, Propert to Let, Houses, Homes detached and semi-detached, Flats
The Town of Chippenham in Wiltshire, North Wiltshire country of England, South West UK News, Notices, Local Issues and Events
The Town of Chippenham in Wiltshire, North Wiltshire country of England, South West UK Societies and Groups
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