In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Shorncott like this:
SHORNCOTE, a parish in the district of Cirencester and county of Wilts; 3½ miles S by E of Cirencester r.. station. Post town, Cricklade. Acres, 4,850. Rated property, £482. Pop., 19. Houses, 6. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £130.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Shorncott, in Cotswold and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th March 2017
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