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Naunton Beauchamp, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Naunton Beauchamp, a parish in Worcestershire, on a branch of the river Avon, 3 miles N by E of Perehore station on the G.W.R., and 4½ N of Pershore. Post town, Pershore. Acreage, 1030; population, 130. Naunton Court, formerly the residence of the Lyttelton family, is an ancient mansion. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; gross value, £124 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The tower of the church, built probably about 1450, is the only part of the old building now remaining. The other portion of the edifice was rebuilt in 1767.

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 parishNaunton-Beauchamp St. Bartholomew 
HundredPershore 
Poor Law unionPershore 

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


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictWychavon
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR10
Post TownPershore