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Archives and Libraries

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


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Gretton 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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  • "GRETTON, a hamlet and chapelry in the parish of Winchcombe, hundred of Kiftsgate, county Gloucester, 2 miles N.W. of Winchcombe. Here is a chapel-of-ease, the living of which is a curacy annexed to Winchcombe. There is also a small Wesleyan chapel."

    "GREET, a hamlet in the parish of Winchcombe, hundred of Lower Kiftsgate, county Gloucester, 2 miles from Winchcombe, and 14 N.E. of Gloucester. It is situated under the Cotswold hills, near the river Isborne."
    [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 Gretton 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 SP000300 (Lat/Lon: 51.968434, -2.001424), Gretton which are provided by: