In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Hope Bagot like this:
HOPE-BAGGOT, a parish in Ludlow district, Salop; 4½ miles N of Tenbury r. station, and 6 ESE of Ludlow. Post town, Ludlow. Acres, 460. Real property, £454. Pop., 82. Houses, 19. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Duke of Cleveland. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £111. * Patron, the Duke of Cleveland. The church is ancient and tolerable, and has a tower.
Hope Bagot is now part of South Shropshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Shropshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Hope Bagot itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hope Bagot in South Shropshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 22nd March 2017
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