Hillesley

HILLESLEY, a tything, in the parish of Hawkesbury, union of Chipping-Sodbury, Upper division of the hundred of Grumbald's-Ash, W. division of the county of Gloucester, 1¾ mile (S. S. E.) from the town of Wotton-under-Edge; containing 566 inhabitants. It lies on the road from Wotton to Bath. Here was anciently a chapel dedicated to St. Giles.

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

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