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Norton Juxta Kempsey  Worcestershire

 

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

NORTON-BY-KEMPSEY, a village and a parish in Pershore district, Worcester. The village stands 1½ mile E of the river Severn, 2 S W of Spetchley r. station, and 3 S S E of Worcester; and is small but picturesque. The parish contains also the hamlets of Littleworth and Hatfield; and its post town is Worcester. ...


Acres, 1,811. Real property, £3, 791. Pop., 661. Houses, 132. Norton Hall is the seat of the Hookes; Norton Villa, of G. J. H. Walker, Esq.; and Wood Hall, of T. Adams, Esq. Bricks and tiles are made. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £150.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. The church is ancient, small, and plain; has a Norman porch and an embattled tower; and was recently repaired. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £28.

Norton Juxta Kempsey through time

Norton Juxta Kempsey is now part of Wychavon district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wychavon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Norton Juxta Kempsey itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Norton Juxta Kempsey, in Wychavon and Worcestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9989

Date accessed: 29th May 2022


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