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Kimsbury, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Kimsbury, a Roman camp in Painswick parish, Gloucestershire, on Spoonbed Hill, 6 miles SE of Gloucester. It covers about 3 acres, is doubly entrenched and in a good state of preservation, was occupied by Earl Godwin in 1052 and by the Royalists in 1643, has yielded coins and other Roman relics, and commands a very fine view over the Severn, and to the Malvem Hills and the Welsh mountains.

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

Church Records

The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.