Dowdeswell  Gloucestershire


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

DOWDESWELL, a parish in Northleach district, Gloucester; under the Cotswolds, 4 miles SE by E of Cheltenham r. station. It includes the village of Andoversford, which has a post office under Cheltenham. Acres, 2, 246. Real property, £3, 728. Pop., 350. Houses, 59. The property is divided among a few. ...

Dowdeswell House is the seat of R. R.Rogers, Esq. A skirmish occurred here in the wars of Charles I.; and some earth-works exist. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £402.* Patron, R. R.Rogers, Esq. The church is of the 16th century, cruciform, and good; has a tower and spire; and contains a brass of 1500.

Dowdeswell through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dowdeswell, in Cotswold and Gloucestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th January 2022

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