Searching for "WESTON ON AVON"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    BATH Somerset Avon Street chapel; the r. of Bathwick, with the c. of Wooley; the v. of Widcombe, with the c. of St. Matthew's; the v. of Lyncombe; the v. of St. James, with the c. of Corn street chapel; the c. of St. John Baptist; the c. of St. John's chapel; the c. of St. Mary Magdalene; the c. of Octagon chapel; the c. of the Penitentiary chapel; the c. of Christ Church; the c. of Portland chapel;; the c. of All Saints; the c. of Queen Square chapel: and the c. of Laura chapel Imperial
    BEDMINSTER Somerset Avon. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £450. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The p. curacy of St. Luke, and the vicarages of St. Paul and St. Peter are separate benefices; the first in the patronage of Trustees; the second and the third in the patronage of the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. Value of St. Luke, £400; of St. Paul, £300;* of St. Peter, £300.*-The subdistrict is conterminate with the parish.—The district comprehends also the subdistrict of Long-Ashton, containing the parishes Imperial
    EVESHAM Worcestershire Avon to the boundary with Gloucestershire; is flanked by the Malvern hills; possesses a rich loamy soil; contains a considerable aggregate of orchards and market gardens; produces heavy crops of wheat; presents, with its flanks, a series of fine landscapes; and is descanted on by Graves in his "Spiritual Quixote. " The sub-district contains the borough of Evesham, the hamlet of Abbots-Lench, and the parishes of Hampton, Norton, Harvington, Church-Lench, Rouse-Lench, Sedgeberrow, Hinton-on-the-Green, Aston-Somerville, and Ashton-under-Hill, -the three last electorally in Gloucester. Acres, 18, 039. Pop., 7, 897. Houses Imperial
    GLOUCESTER and BRISTOL Gloucestershire
    Somerset
    Wiltshire
    Weston-upon-Avon; and the p. curacies of Ashton-under-Hill, Moreton-in-the-Marsh, Cow-Honeybourne, Hayles, Lemington, Preston Imperial
    GLOUCESTERSHIRE, or Gloucester Gloucestershire Avon; another, the Great Western Union, and the Gloucester and Hereford Junction, goes west-north-westward across the centre, past Stroud, Stonehouse, and Mitcheldean, and sends off a branch to Cirencester; another strikes eastward from Cheltenham, curves round to the south-south-east, and goes into junction with the Great Western; another, the South Wales, strikes south-westward from Gloucester, and goes down all the forest side of the Severn; and another, the Bristol and Wales Union, strikes north-westward from Bristol, and goes, by ferry, across the Severn, into junction with the South Wales. The Great Western also Imperial
    KINGS-WESTON Gloucestershire WESTON , a tything in Henbury parish, Gloucester; on the river Avon, at the boundary with Somerset, 3 miles NW of Bristol Imperial
    Kings Weston Park Gloucestershire Kings Weston Park , seat, on river Avon, Gloucestershire, 4½ miles NW. of Bristol. Bartholomew
    LAWRENCE-WESTON Gloucestershire WESTON , a tything in Henbury parish, Gloucester; on the river Avon, 4¼ miles NW of Bristol. Acres, 1, 100. Real Imperial
    MILCOTE Warwickshire Weston-on-Avon parish, Warwick; on the river Avon, and on the Stratford-on-Avon railway, at the boundary with Imperial
    PORTISHEAD Somerset Avon, and 9 W by N of Bristol; is supposed to have been anciently the harbour of Portbury; is now a watering-place, with a gay assemblage of villas; commands a charming view over the Severn's estuary to the coast and mountains of Wales; and has a post-office‡ under Clevedon, a railway-station, a handsome hotel, and marine baths. A steamer pliesdaily, in summer, to Bristol: and magnificent plans have been entertained for forming a series of docks, on a scalesuitable for ocean steamers. The parish contains also the hamlet of North-Weston Imperial
    SOMERSET, or Somersetshire Somerset Avon river runs in the N, partly in the interior, but chiefly along the boundary; and the chief other rivers are the Frome, the Yeo, the Axe, the Brue, the Parret, the Isle, the Ivel or Yeo, the Tone, the Carey, and the Exe. Devonian rocks occupy most of the W half of the smaller oblong; trias rocks occupy much of the E half of that oblong, and occur plentifully also throughout the W part of the great oblong; lias and oolite rocks occupy most of the other parts of that oblong; carboniferous rocks, variously lower and upper, the latter Imperial
    Weston on Avon Gloucestershire
    Warwickshire
    Weston on Avon , par., Gloucestershire and Warwickshire, 3½ miles SW. of Stratford on Avon, 1540 ac., pop. 167. Bartholomew
    WESTON-UPON-AVON Gloucestershire
    Warwickshire
    WESTON-UPON-AVON , a parish in the district of Stratford-on-Avon, and counties of Gloucester and Warwick; on the river Imperial
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