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Bibury

Bibury is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. It is situated on the River Coln, about 6.5 miles (10.5 km) northeast of Cirencester.

The artist and craftsman William Morris called Bibury "the most beautiful village in England" when he visited it. Its honey-coloured 17th century stone cottages with steeply pitched roofs once housed weavers who supplied cloth for fulling at nearby Arlington Mill. The picturesque Arlington Row cottages were built in 1380 as a monastic wool store. This was converted into a row of weavers' cottages in the 17th century. The cloth produced there was sent to Arlington Mill. Arlington Row is probably one of the most photographed Cotswold scenes (see opposite), and was preserved by the Royal College of Arts. It has been used as a film and TV location - most notably for Stardust and Bridget Jones Diary.

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