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Miserden, Gloucestershire

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Miserden, Gloucestershire

Miserden is a village and civil parish in Stroud District, Gloucestershire, England, 4 miles north east of Stroud. The parish includes Whiteway Colony and the hamlets of Sudgrove and The Camp. In the 2001 census the parish had a population of 420. The village lies in the Cotswolds at an elevation of over 800 ft, above the valley of the River Frome. Until the Middle Ages, Miserden was known as Greenhampstead, and was mentioned by that name in the Domesday Book.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO9308
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
 

Other names by which Miserden, Gloucestershire has been known in the past

Grenhamstede

Miserden, Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Miserden, par. and vil., Gloucestershire, 6½ miles NE. of Stroud, 2434 ac., pop. 430; P.O.; has the site of a castle of the Musards of time of King John; Miserden House and Miserden Park are seats.

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