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Bradfordon Avon

Bradford-on-Avon, or Great Bradford, an ancient town in England, in the county of Wiltshire, is pleasantly situated on the Avon, which intersects the town. It contains many interesting architectural remains, amongst them being the only perfect example of a pre-Norman building in England, viz. the Church of St. Lawrence. It used to be an important woollen manufacturing centre, and has stone-quarries in the neighbourhood.