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[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"STANTON, a parish in the lower division of Kiftsgate hundred, county Gloucester, 3½ miles from Broadway, its post town, and 4½ N.E. of Winchcombe. The village, which is small, is situated on the Cotswolds. The inhabitants are chiefly agricultural. The living is a rectory*, with the curacy of Snowshill annexed, in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £377. The church, dedicated to St. Bartholomew, is an ancient stone structure, with a spired tower containing six bells. T. Wynniatt, Esq., is lord of the manor."

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

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Archives and Libraries

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

Nineteenth century directories report the dedication of the church as St Bartholomew, but in the 17th century and again by 1900 the dedication was to St Michael and All Angels.

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Description and Travel

There is a description of a visit to Stanton in 1900 by the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society.

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Stanton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SP064345 (Lat/Lon: 52.008898, -1.907629), Stanton which are provided by: