Birdlip  Gloucestershire


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

BIRDLIP, a hamlet in Brimpsfield parish, Gloucestershire; near Whitcombe Park, 5½ miles SE by E of Gloucester. It is a meet for the Cheltenham hounds; and has fairs on 8 May and on the Tuesday before the second Thursday of Sept. Birdlip Hill, in the vicinity, is crossed by Ermine-street; and commands a noble view.

Additional information about this locality is available for Brimpsfield

Birdlip through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd April 2024

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