"BROADWAY, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Pershore, in the county of Worcester, 5 miles to the S.E. of Evesham. It is situated in a hilly country on the edge of Gloucestershire, near the West Midland railway. The hills command extensive prospects over the Vale of Evesham and the surrounding country, and are intersected by picturesque winding valleys. Freestone is quarried in the neighbourhood. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Worcester, of the value of £240, in the patronage of trustees."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of
Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- The transcription of the section for Broadway from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.