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Help and advice for DODINGTON, Gloucestershire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

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DODINGTON, Gloucestershire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"DODINGTON, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Grumbalds-Ash, in the county of Gloucester, 2½ miles S.E. of Chipping Sodbury, its post town, and 4 S.E. of the Yate station on the Gloucester and Bristol railway. The river Frome has its source in this parish. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £199, in the patronage of Sir C. B. Codrington, Bart. The church is a modern stone structure in the form of a cross. It is dedicated to St. Mary. Lady Codrington supports a school for girls. Dodington House is the seat of Sir C. B. Codrington, lord of the manor. Roman remains have been found in the vicinity."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]