East-Leach-Turville (St. Andrew)

EAST-LEACH-TURVILLE (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Northleach, hundred of Brightwells-Barrow, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 4 miles (N. by E.) from Lechlade; containing 421 inhabitants. It comprises by measurement 2400 acres: stone for building and other purposes is quarried. The living is a perpetual curacy, net income, £66; patrons and appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of Gloucester. The church is an extremely small building, with a fine Norman arch at the entrance. A school is partly supported by subscription. The Roman Ikeneldstreet enters the parish on the east from Oxfordshire, and joins the fosse-way at Cirencester. In Churchlane is a mineral spring, which is strongly cathartic.

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

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