Shipton Bellinger

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Shipton Bellinger
Village Street, Shipton Bellinger - geograph.org.uk - 899074.jpg
Shipton Bellinger is located in Hampshire
Shipton Bellinger
Shipton Bellinger
Shipton Bellinger shown within Hampshire
Population 1,504 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid reference SU231454
Civil parish
  • Shipton Bellinger
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TIDWORTH
Postcode district SP9
Dialling code 01980
Police Hampshire
Fire Hampshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
HampshireCoordinates: 51°12′27″N 1°40′09″W / 51.2075°N 1.66916°W / 51.2075; -1.66916

Shipton Bellinger is a village and civil parish in Hampshire, England.

Shipton Bellinger is about 5 miles (8 km) north-east of the town of Amesbury and 12 miles (19 km) north-east of the city of Salisbury. It is on the A338 road, near its junction with the A303 road. It is in the Test Valley council district but its post town is Tidworth in Wiltshire.

The village is surrounded by Salisbury Plain. It is close to Tidworth Camp and a number of British Army families live in the village.

Notable features in the village include the Norman Church of England parish church of Saint Peter and the River Bourne. A photo history of the village is available online.

Village facilities include a public house, a sports and social club, a village shop and Post Office, a primary school, a village hall and a used car dealer.

They are well known for their football team Shipton Bellinger Rams FC, who are doing very well in the table so far.

The village has an annual fete held for village charitable purposes with a craft and dog show, and also has an annual short story competition for the local area, Shipton Shorts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 


External links[edit]

Village website - http://www.shiptonbellinger.org.uk/ (in places out of date, includes online version of history)

Shipton Bellinger annual fete - http://www.shiptonbellingerfete.co.uk/

Shipton Shorts short story writing competition - http://shiptonshorts.shiptonbellinger.org.uk/

Shipton Bellinger historical photos - http://www.shiptonbellinger.org.uk/SBPhotoHistory/

Media related to Shipton Bellinger at Wikimedia Commons