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Leckhampton, Gloucestershire

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Leckhampton, Gloucestershire

Leckhampton is a district in south Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. The area constitutes a civil parish and is part of the district of Cheltenham.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSO9419
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire

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

Lechametone ~ Lechantone

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

Leckhampton, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Gloucestershire - par., mostly within the parliamentary limits of Cheltenham, 1900 ac., pop. 3501; pop. of burghal part 2870; vil., 2 miles S. of Cheltenham; P.O.; in vicinity is the seat of Leckhampton Court; Leckhampton Hill is 979 ft. high; the par. is a local government dist.

Leckhampton, Gloucestershire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

LECKHAMPTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union and hundred of Cheltenham, E. division of the county of Gloucester, 2 miles (S. by W.) from Cheltenham; containing 1770 inhabitants, and consisting by survey of 1560 acres. There are quarries of stone of good quality both for building and for burning into lime, for the conveyance of which facilities are afforded by a branch of the Gloucester and Cheltenham railway. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £18. 13. 4.; net income, £356; patron, H. N. Trye, Esq. The tithes were commuted for land in 1778; the glebe altogether comprises 170 acres. An additional church, dedicated to St. Philip, was consecrated in May, 1840; it is a neat structure, and contains 800 sittings, half of which are free: the living is in the gift of Trustees.

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