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BAGLEY-WOOD, an extra-parochial liberty, in the hundred of Hormer, county of Berks, 3ΒΌ miles (N. by E.) from Abingdon; containing 21 inhabitants, and comprising 390 acres. A monastery was founded here by Cissa, viceroy of Centwine, ninth king of Wessex; which was removed to Abingdon in 680, that town and its appendages having been assigned to it by Ceadwalla.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.