Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Shipston on Stour

Shipston on Stour, market town and par., in detached part of Worcestershire, on river Stour, 6 miles E. of Chipping Campden, 1198 ac., pop. 1735; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Saturday. Shipston is an agricultural town, and has, in addition to its weekly market, a monthly cattle market and cattle fairs thrice a year. The par. was a township in Tredington par. until the reign of George I.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "market town and parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Shipston on Stour CP/Ch       Worcestershire AncC
Place: Shipston on Stour

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