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Long Newnton  Wiltshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Long Newnton like this:

NEWNTON (Long), a village and a parish in the district of Tetbury and county of Wilts. The village stands near Akeman-street, and near the boundary with Gloucestershire, 1½ mile E of Tetbury, and 6½ S W by W of Tetbury-road r. station; was known to the Saxons as Newantune; and has a post-office under Tetbury. ...


The parish comprises 2, 289 acres. Real property, with Ashley, £4, 581. Rated property of L.N. alone, £2, 663. Pop., 277. Houses, 63. The property belongs to the Right Hon. T.H.S.S. Estcourt. A right of commonwas given by King Athelstan. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £370. Patron, the Right Hon. T.H.S.S. Estcourt. The church is modern, but retains the tower of a previous edifice. There are a village school, and charities £16.

Long Newnton through time

Long Newnton is now part of Cotswold district. Click here for graphs and data of how Cotswold has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Long Newnton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Long Newnton, in Cotswold and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12027

Date accessed: 24th September 2017


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