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Ilmington, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Ilmington, a village in Warwickshire, and a parish partly also in Gloucestershire. The village stands 4¼ miles NW of Shipston-on-Stour, and 4½ NE of Chipping Campden, and has a post and money order office under Shipston-on-Stour; telegraph office, Mickleton. The parish contains also the hamlets of Lark Stoke, Compton Scorpion, and Foxcote. Acreage, 3807; population, 703. Foxcote House is a chief residence. A strong chalybeate spring, formerly in considerable repute, is about a quarter of a mile from the village. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £676. The church is ancient, chiefly Norman and Early English. There are Roman Catholic and Wesleyan chapels.

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 parishIlmington St. Mary 
Poor Law unionShipston-upon-Stour 

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

Church Records

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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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