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"POWICK, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Pershore, county Worcester, 3 miles S.W. of Worcester, its post town, and 6 from Malvern. The village is situated near the confluence of the rivers Severn and Teme. At the old bridge which crosses the latter Princes Rupert and Maurice defeated the parliamentary troops under Colonel Sandes in 1642. Near the old bridge is an iron one of modern date. A portion of the land is rich meadow, especially along the banks of the Teme, the remainder being arable, with some hop-grounds and about 160 acres of woodland and common."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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