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Croome Dabitot  Worcestershire

 

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

CROOME D'ABITOT, a parish in Upton-on-Severn district, Worcester; 2¾ miles WNW of Defford r. station, and 4¼ w by S of Pershore. Post town, Defford, under Pershore. Acres, 1, 148. Real property, £2, 283. Pop., 163. Houses 27. The manor belonged to Urso d'Abitot; and passed, in 1563, to the Coventrys. ...


Croome Park, the seat of the Earl of Coventry, has some fine Gobelin tapestry, and some interesting pictures, and is surrounded by extensive grounds, laid out by Browne. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Pirton, in the diocese of Worcester. . Value, £500.* Patron, the Earl of Coventry. The church is modern, and has monuments of the Coventrys.

Croome Dabitot through time

Croome Dabitot is now part of Malvern Hills district. Click here for graphs and data of how Malvern Hills has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Croome Dabitot itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Croome Dabitot, in Malvern Hills and Worcestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9787

Date accessed: 22nd April 2019


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