Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CROOME D'ABITOT

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.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Croome Dabitot CP/AP       Upton upon Severn PLU/RegD       Worcestershire AncC
Place: Croome Dabitot

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