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North Littleton, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Littleton, North, a village and a parish in Worcestershire. The village stands near the river Avon, on the E verge of the county, 1 mile N of Littleton and Badsey station on the G.W.R., and 4 miles NE by N of Evesham. Post town and telegraph office, South Littleton, under Evesham; money order office, Badsey. The parish contains also the village of Middle Littleton. Acreage, 1706; population, 300. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of South Littleton, in the diocese of Worcester. The church stands at Middle Littleton; ranges from Norman to Perpendicular; is cruciform, and was restored in 1871. It contains a Norman font and some ancient encaustic tiles. The shaft of an ancient cross is in the churchyard, and a large ancient building, once a tithe-barn of Evesham Abbey, is near the church. It was built by Abbot Ombresby.

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 parishNorth Littleton St. Nicholas 
HundredBlackenhurst 
Poor Law unionEvesham 

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

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 districtWR11
Post TownEvesham