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Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire

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Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire

Compton Abdale is a small settlement in Gloucestershire, England. It is near the A40 road, located on the old 'salt way' which ran across the Cotswolds. The salt was used for curing meat to store for the winter. In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Compton Abdale like this: "COMPTON-ABDALE, a parish in Northleach district, Gloucester; on the river Colne, 3 miles WNW of Northleach, and 9 SE by E of Cheltenham r. station.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSP0616
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
 

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

Compton Abdale, par., E. Gloucestershire, 4 miles NW. of Northleach, 2215 ac., pop. 210; P.O.

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