Corsham is a small medieval town in the county of Wiltshire, England. It lies on the south-western outskirts of the Cotswolds, between Bath (12 km) and Chippenham (7 km). The community consists of the villages Corsham Chapel Knap, Easton, Gastard, Hartham, Leafield, The Linleys, Neston, The Ridge, Rudloe and Thingley. In the past, Corsham was a center of the wool industry and Abbauort the so-called "Bathkalksteins". The village has numerous historic buildings, such as the mansion Corsham Court. In World War II and during the Cold War, the area was an administrative and manufacturing center of the Defense Ministry, with the individual properties of both above ground and in the old tunnel were quarries.