Dixton, or Dickleston

DIXTON, or Dickleston, a hamlet, in the parish of Alderton, union of Winchcomb, Upper division of the hundred of Tewkesbury, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 4ΒΌ miles (W. N. W.) from Winchcomb; containing 23 inhabitants. This place, in the reign of Edward III., was the seat of the Dicklestons: near the mansion was a chapel, dedicated to All Saints, but it has been long desecrated. Vestiges of an intrenchment are discernible in the neighbourhood.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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