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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Bledington, and other parishes in Diocese of Gloucester may be found at the Gloucestershire Archives.


  • Ashby, M K - The Changing English Village: A History of Bledington, Gloucestershire, in its setting 1066-1914. Roundwood Press, May 1974. ISBN: 0900093358. [Information supplied by Steve Milton]


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Bledington area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

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  • "BLEDDINGTON, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Slaughter, in the county of Gloucester, 3 miles to the S.E. of Stow-on-the-Wold. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, of the value of £88, in the patronage of the Dean and Canons of Christ Church, Oxford. The church is dedicated to St. Leonard."
    [Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Bledington has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SP240220 (Lat/Lon: 51.895994, -1.652635), Bledington which are provided by: