Winterbourne Bassett

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Winterbourne Bassett
Farmland and buildings, near Hackpen White Horse, Wiltshire - geograph.org.uk - 382692.jpg
Farmland near Hackpen White Horse
Winterbourne Bassett is located in Wiltshire
Winterbourne Bassett
Winterbourne Bassett
Location within Wiltshire
Population159 (in 2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSU102749
Civil parish
  • Winterbourne Bassett
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSwindon
Postcode districtSN4
Dialling code01793
PoliceWiltshire
FireDorset and Wiltshire
AmbulanceSouth Western
EU ParliamentSouth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Wiltshire
51°28′23″N 1°51′14″W / 51.473°N 1.854°W / 51.473; -1.854Coordinates: 51°28′23″N 1°51′14″W / 51.473°N 1.854°W / 51.473; -1.854

Winterbourne Bassett is a small village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, about 6 miles (10 km) southwest of Swindon and 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Marlborough.

Local government[edit]

Winterbourne Bassett elects a joint parish council with the larger adjacent parish of Broad Hinton - see Broad Hinton and Winterbourne Bassett. It falls within the area of the Wiltshire Council unitary authority, which is responsible for all significant local government functions.

Amenities[edit]

The 14th-century Church of England parish church of St Katherine and St Peter is Grade I listed.[2][3]

A Methodist chapel was built in 1904 and sold in 1960.[4]

There was a small school in the village from 1875 to 1966; primary school children now go to Broad Hinton.[5]

The village has a public house and restaurant called The White Horse.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wiltshire Community History - Census". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Katherine and St Peter (1284298)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Church of St. Katherine and St. Peter, Winterbourne Bassett". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Methodist Chapel, Winterbourne Bassett". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Winterbourne Bassett School". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Welcome to the White Horse". Retrieved 12 September 2014.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Winterbourne Bassett at Wikimedia Commons