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Crowle, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Crowle, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, adjacent to a branch of the river Avon, 5 miles ENE of Worcester. There is a post office under Worcester; money order office, Worcester; telegraph office, Spetchley railway station. Acreage, 1735; population, 526. The manor belonged to Worcester Abbey, and Crowle House, a moated building, was the abbot's seat. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £281 with residence. The church is chiefly Early English, and was rebuilt in 1882; it contains a curious Early English marble lectern.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWorcestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishCrowle St. John the Baptist 
HundredHalfshire 
Poor Law unionDroitwich 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Crowle from the following:


Land and Property

The full transcript of the Worcestershire section of the Return of Owners of Land, 1873.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Worcestershire 1569 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictWychavon
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR7
Post TownWorcester