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Dumbleton, Gloucestershire

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Dumbleton, Gloucestershire

Dumbleton is a village in the English county of Gloucestershire. The village is roughly 20 miles from the city of Gloucester. The village is known to have existed in the time of Ethelred I who granted land to Abingdon Abbey, and it is mentioned in the Domesday Book. Dumbleton is situated on the edge of Dumbleton Hill, a foothill of the Cotswolds and is situated within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Post townEvesham
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSP0136
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire

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

Dubentone ~ Dunbentune

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

Dumbleton, par. and vil., E. Gloucestershire, 6 miles SW. of Evesham ry. sta., 2100 ac., pop. 439; P.O.; contains Dumbleton Hall.

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