Place:


Wick Rissington  Gloucestershire

 

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

RISSINGTON-WICK, a parish, with a village, in Stow-on-the-Wold district, Gloucester; adjacent to the Bourton railway and to the Fosse way, 1¾ mile E N E of Bourton-on-the-Water r. station. Post-town, Stow-on-the-Wold, under Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acres, 1, 140. Real property, £2, 128. ...


Pop., 206. Houses, 44. The manor, with Wick-Hill House, belongs to Van Notten Pole, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £210.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is Norman and early English, and was enlarged about 1833. There are a parochial school, and charities £7.

Wick Rissington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11136

Date accessed: 18th October 2021


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