Sutton under Brailes

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"SUTTON-UNDER-BRAILES, a parish in the upper division of Westminster hundred, county Warwick, but formerly in Gloucester, 5 miles S.E. of Shipston-on-Stour, its post town. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £313, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to St. Thomas-a-Becket. The parochial charities produce about £1 per annum. There is a Sunday-school."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Historical Geography

  • The parish of Sutton under Brailes was formerly a detached parish of Gloucestershire. It was transferred to Warwickshire in 1844.

    See also: Little Compton.

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