Fosbury

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Coordinates: 51°19′16″N 1°32′31″W / 51.321°N 01.542°W / 51.321; -01.542

Fosbury
Fosbury is located in Wiltshire
Fosbury
Fosbury
 Fosbury shown within Wiltshire
Shire county Wiltshire
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Marlborough
Postcode district SN8
Dialling code 01264
Police Wiltshire
Fire Wiltshire
Ambulance Great Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament Devizes
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Fosbury is a small village in Wiltshire, England, near the towns of Marlborough and Hungerford, lying on the eastern edge of the county, near Hampshire. With few inhabitants, it forms part of the civil parish of Tidcombe and Fosbury, which has a parish meeting.[1]

History[edit]

On both sides of the parish boundary with Tidcombe lies the Iron Age hill fort of Fosbury Camp.[2]

Governance[edit]

Until April 2009, Fosbury was part of the district of Kennet, but most significant local government functions are now carried out by the new Wiltshire Council unitary authority. At the parliamentary level, the parish is part of the Devizes county constituency and the current member of parliament is Michael Ancram (Conservative).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tidcombe & Fosbury at wiltshire.gov.uk
  2. ^ Fosbury Camp Hill Fort at digitaldigging.co.uk

External links[edit]

Media related to Fosbury at Wikimedia Commons