LOXLEY - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868
1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
Charles I. slept at the old manor-house of Loxley the night before the battle of Edgehill. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Worcester, value £190. The church is a structure of antique appearance, dedicated to St. Nicholas. The Baptists have a chapel. Many of those slain at the battle of Edgehill lie buried in the churchyard. The charities amount to about £5 per annum. There is a parochial school for boys and girls. British and Roman coins have been frequently found."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]