In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Crudwell like this:
CRUDWELL, a parish in Malmsbury district, Wilts; near the Roman road to Cirencester, 4 miles WNW of Minety r. station, and 4 N by E of Malmsbury. It includes the hamlets of Chedglow, Chelworth, Eastcourt, and Murcott: and has a post office under Tetbury. Acres, 4, 780. Real property, £7, 258. ...
Pop., 799. Houses, 152. The property is divided among a few. The parish is a meet for the Vale of White Horse hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £487.* Patron, the Rev. W. Maskelyne. The church has Norman portions, and is good. A school has £16 from endowment; and other charities £20.
Crudwell is now part of North Wiltshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Wiltshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Crudwell itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Crudwell in North Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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