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Bathampton Village

Bath, England

Bathampton

The village lies two miles east of the city of Bath and has a population of around 1800.  The River Avon and the Kennet and Avon Canal pass through the village.

Bathampton is linked to nearby Batheaston by a toll bridge.
Plasticine was manufactured in the village between 1900 and 1983, by a company founded by William Harbutt, who also lived in Bathampton.
The village used to have a railway station, but it was closed in 1966.

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History

History

Bathampton

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History

Bathampton -known variously as ‘Caer Badon’ (3000 BC); Hanton (AD 1086); Bathentuna ( 1292); Hampton (1327), and, Bath Hampton (1794). Earliest known records date back to the entry in the Doomsday Book. However recent excavations in the meadows (to the north of the parish) revealed occupation from the Iron Age through to the Roman and Mediaeval periods.

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Bathampton
Bathampton, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 6UL, UK