In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bagendon like this:
BADGINGTON, or Badgendon, a parish in Cirencester district, Gloucester; on the river-Churn and near Ermine-street, 4 miles N by W of Cirencester r. station. Post Town, North Cerney under Cirencester. Acres, 1,106. Real property, £1,604. Pop., 175. Houses, 40. The property is divided among a few. Remains exist of two entrenchments, which are supposed to have been thrown up in 556, on occasion of a battle between the Britons and the West Saxons. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £191. Patron, Jesus' College, Oxford. The church is good.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Bagendon has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Cotswold. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Bagendon and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bagendon, in Cotswold and Gloucestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd April 2014
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