Maiden Bradley Village



"The obvious limitations imposed by the size of this volume upon its contents, and the brief character of the reference to localities that require separate treatment to do them justice, would call for an apology if it were not made clear that the object of the book is but to introduce the would-be traveller in one of the fairest quarters of England to some of its glories, both of natural beauty and of those due to the skill and labour of man." - Wanderings in Wessex 1922 by Edric Holmes

Maiden Bradley with Yarnfield
is a small Wiltshire civil parish near the Somerset border and the home of the Duke of Somerset. The B3092 road that joins Frome to Mere runs through the middle of the village of Maiden Bradley. It is in the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the ancient Forest of Selwood.




LogoIf you have any interesting material (ephemera/photos/stories) to do with Maiden Bradley and area, please share these. We also accept your local anecdotes, articles and artwork for inclusion. Maiden Bradley Village website is officially recognised by The South Wiltshire Community Web, which has been set up by South Wiltshire Strategic Alliance, a partnership that brings together all of South Wiltshire's major public and private sector agencies. Our website is endorsed by the regional Parish Clerk and its webmaster writes for Maiden Bradley Parish News on topical subjects. Contact us with your submission ideas and for general enquiries. Alternatively, simply post directly on the wall here.





John Potts (villager
and site dogsbody)

EDITORIAL NOTE This site* is very much in its early stages. There's a ton of material to organise and post; not to mention oodles of ideas for new items; let alone tweaks to what's already up. Be sure to bookmark and pop by from time to time to keep me on my toes. Thanks.

This site is strictly for non-commercial, educational and reference purposes only. The origination is our own, unless otherwise credited. However, should any copyright material be mirrored or sampled on these pages and which its owner wishes removed, please get in touch to state your case (contact details above).  - John Potts (website owner)



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*Kindly endorsed by Sarah Jeffries (Clerk / Responsible Finance Officer Maiden Bradley with Yarnfield Parish Council) and linked from South Wiltshire Community Web. . .

"I do like your website really good information and a nice feel to it."
- Sarah Jeffries












































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