Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for COMPTON (Little), or Compton-Parva

COMPTON (Little), or Compton-Parva, a parish in the district of Chipping-Norton and county of Warwick; n ear the Four Shire stone, 4 miles E of Moreton r. station, and 4½ NW of Chipping-Norton. Post town, Barton-on-the-Heath, under Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acres, 1, 670. Real property, £2, 314. Pop., 398. Houses, 86. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £66. Patron, Christ Church, Oxford. The church was rebuilt in 1864, and is in the decorated English style. Charities, £45. Bishop Juxon, the chaplain of Charles I., was a resident.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Little Compton CP/AP       Warwickshire AncC
Place names: COMPTON     |     COMPTON LITTLE     |     COMPTON LITTLE OR COMPTON PARVA     |     COMPTON PARVA     |     LITTLE COMPTON
Place: Little Compton

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