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Condicote, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Condicote, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, under the Cotswolds, 4 miles NW of Stow-on-the-Wold. Post town Stow-in-the-Wold (S.O.) The parish includes the hamlet of Henchwick. Acreage, 1250; population, 113. Slight traces exist of a Roman and of a British camp. An ancient cross, restored in 1862, stands in the village. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; net value, £110. The church is ancient, and has a Norman doorway.

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


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

Ancient CountyGloucestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishCondicote St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionStow-on-the-Wold 

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

Church Records

The register book is in a very dilapidated condition; the earlier entries are illegible, but from 1663 the entries run consecutively, although there are irregularities between that date and 1704.

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


Church of England

St. Nicholas (parish church)

The church of St. Nicholas is a very small but ancient building of stone, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch, and a small western belfry containing one bell: the south doorway and the chancel arch are Late Norman, and elaborately worked: the chalice, which is of silver, bears date 1571: the church was restored in 1889, at a cost of about £600, mainly collected or subscribed by the late E. T. Godman esq.: there are sittings for 100 persons.


Baptist Chapel

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Condicote from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Condicote are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtGL54
Post TownCheltenham