Bemerton shown within Wiltshire
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Bemerton, once a separate village to the west of Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, is now virtually a suburb of that city. George Herbert (1593–1633) was Rector of Fugglestone with Bemerton and is buried at Bemerton.
Until 1894 Bemerton was a chapelry of Fugglestone St Peter, but it was then established as a parish in its own right.
Bemerton has three Church of England parish churches. St. Andrew's was originally Norman but was largely rebuilt later in the Middle Ages. St. John's is a Gothic Revival building designed by T.H. Wyatt and completed in 1861. St. Michael's was built in 1957.
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George Herbert was Rector of Fugglestone with Bemerton from 1630 until his death in 1633. He is buried at St Andrew's, which contains a memorial window portraying him.
- George Herbert (1593-1633), Anglo-Welsh poet buried at Bemerton
- Pevsner & Cherry, 1975, pages 106-107
- Pevsner & Cherry, 1975, page 107
- Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget (revision) (1975). The Buildings of England: Wiltshire. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. pp. 106–107. ISBN 0 14 0710.26 4.
- George Herbert and Bemerton
- Bemerton Local History Society
- Bemerton Parish
- Bemerton St John Church of England Primary School
- St. Andrew's Church Lower Bemerton: A Guide for Visitors (2011, 2 pdfs)
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