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- "AMBERLEY, a hamlet in the parish of Minchinhampton, in the hundred of Longtree, in the county of Gloucester, not far from Minchinhampton. It comprises the hamlets of Littleworth, Theescombe, and St. Cloe, which were granted to the parish in the reign of Henry VIII. The living is a rectory consolidated with Minchinhampton. An object of great interest in this hamlet, is the great dyke called Woeful Dane Bottom. It is 8 feet in height, and extends in length 3 miles."
[Description from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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- "Ecclesiastical parish formed 1840 from Minchinhampton, Nailsworth and Rodborough."
(Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)
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