Grittleton

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Grittleton village (westwards)
Grittleton village (eastwards)
The church in Grittleton

Grittleton is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, 7 miles NW of Chippenham, Wiltshire, at grid reference ST860800. The parish includes the hamlets of Leigh Delamere, Littleton Drew and Sevington.[1]

The Grittleton House estate is the home of Grittleton House School, which was founded in 1951. The village is represented in parliament by James Gray and in Wiltshire Council by Jane Scott, both Conservatives.

Catherine Stepney, the novellist, was born here in 1778.[2]

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  1. ^ "Wiltshire Community History: Map of the parish of Grittleton". Retrieved February 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ Elizabeth Lee, ‘Stepney , Catherine, Lady Stepney (1778–1845)’, rev. Rebecca Mills, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Sept 2010 accessed 5 Dec 2014

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Coordinates: 51°31′07″N 2°12′11″W / 51.51874°N 2.20316°W / 51.51874; -2.20316