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[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"ULEY, a parish in the upper division of Berkeley hundred, county Gloucester, 2½ miles N.E. of Dursley, its post town, and 4 S. of the Frocester railway station. The village is situated among the hills, on the turnpike-road leading from Berkeley to Stroud and Cheltenham. There is an iron foundry. In the vicinity is Uley-Bury, a double-ditched camp of above 30 acres, where coins of Antonine and other Roman emperors have been discovered. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Gloucester, value £157. The church, dedicated to St. Giles, contains several monuments. There are day and Sunday schools for both sexes. The parochial charities produce about £8 yearly. The Independents, Wesleyans, and Baptists have chapels. A feast is held on the first Sunday in September."

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

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