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Tiddleywink on the map
Tiddleywink sign
The village is to the west of Chippenham
The hamlet of Tiddleywink in Wiltshire has put itself literally on the map.

It has been omitted for years by the official book of place names - the Collins British Atlas and Gazetteer - because it is so small.

But campaigning residents have finally got two new road signs to replace those lost four years ago in an accident.

The hamlet of eight cottages got its name from rhyming slang - for a quick drink.

Resident Francesca Parsons said she was glad the signs were up: "I haven't had a catalogue delivered for nine months, because the postman just can't find us."

The hamlet now hopes to attract tourists on their way to the Cotswolds.

For anyone planning a visit, Tiddleywink is situated just by the village of Yatton Keynell, to the west of Chippenham.





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