"ACTON TURVILLE, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Grumbald's Ash, in the county of Gloucester, 5 miles to the E. of Chipping Sodbury. It is situated near the Cotswold hills, and the ancient British and Roman road called Fosse Way. There are traces of a Saxon sanctuary in the parish. The living is a vicarage united with Tormarton. The church is dedicated to St. Mary."
[Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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