New Sarum


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New Sarum,

England: see SalisburySalisbury
or New Sarum
, town (1991 pop. 36,890), Wiltshire, S England. A market town, Salisbury was founded in 1220 when the bishopric was moved there from Old Sarum. Squares or "checkers" are characteristic of the regular plan of the town.
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Kate Heusser, 44, (pictured right with host Chris Tarrant) recent- ly became the first woman and only the second British contestant to scoop pounds 500,000 for knowing that New Sarum was the former name for Salisbury.