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St Peter's Church, Rendcomb
Grid reference: SP0209
Location: 51°47’10"N, 1°58’28"W
Post town: Cirencester
Postcode: GL7
Local Government
Council: Cotswold

Rendcomb is a village and parish in the Rapsgate hundred of Gloucestershire. The village is about five miles north of Cirencester. In 1920, Rendcomb College was founded in the Country House adjacent to the village.

Notable residents

  • Frederick Sanger (1918–2013), biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry twice, in 1958 and 1980; the fourth person to win two Nobel Prizes
  • R. N. D. Wilson (1899–1953), poet who taught at Rendcomb College from 1934 to 1944
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