Little Compton  Gloucestershire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Little Compton like this:

COMPTON (Little), or Compton-Parva, a parish in the district of Chipping-Norton and county of Warwick; n ear the Four Shire stone, 4 miles E of Moreton r. station, and 4½ NW of Chipping-Norton. Post town, Barton-on-the-Heath, under Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acres, 1, 670. Real property, £2, 314. ...

Pop., 398. Houses, 86. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £66. Patron, Christ Church, Oxford. The church was rebuilt in 1864, and is in the decorated English style. Charities, £45. Bishop Juxon, the chaplain of Charles I., was a resident.

Little Compton through time

Little Compton is now part of Stratford on Avon district. Click here for graphs and data of how Stratford on Avon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Little Compton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Little Compton, in Stratford on Avon and Gloucestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th June 2024

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