Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for COMPTON (Long)

COMPTON (Long), a village and a parish in the district of Chipping-Norton and county of Warwick. The village stands near the boundary with Oxford and Gloucester, 5 miles SSE of Shipston-on-Stour, and 6 E of Moreton r. station; has a post office under Shipston-on-Stour; and was once a market-town. The parish includes also the hamlet of Weston. Acres, 3, 530. Real property, £6, 117. Pop., 703. Houses, 166. Weston House is the seat of Sir George Phillips, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £191.* Patron, Eton College. The church was recently restored. There are Independent and Wesleyan chapels, a national school, and charities £18.


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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village and a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Long Compton CP/AP       Warwickshire AncC
Place names: COMPTON     |     COMPTON LONG     |     LONG COMPTON
Place: Long Compton

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