In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Blunsdon St Andrew like this:
BLUNSDON-ST. ANDREW, or Little Blunsdon, a parish in Highworth district, Wilts; 3½ miles SSE of Cricklade, and 3½ NNW of Swindon r. station. Post Town, Broad-Blunsdon, under Swindon. Acres, 1,422. Real property, with Broad-Blunsdon and Bury-Blunsdon, £5,858. Pop., 84. Houses, 16. The property is divided among a few. Blunsdon Castle Hill has a camp, commonly regarded as Roman. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £305. Patron, H. Calley, Esq. The church is fair.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Blunsdon St Andrew, in Swindon and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th May 2013
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