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Bradshaw’s Guide

Warminster

This is a neat and respectable town, close to the western border of Salisbury Plain, on which, in the neighbourhood, are many remains of the old Britons. There is likewise a huge rampart and ditch called “Old Ditch” which may be attributed to the Saxons. The church is spacious and handsome. The tower is of the reign of Edward III.

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