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Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire

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Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire

Upper Slaughter is a village in the English county of Gloucestershire located in the Cotswold district located 4 miles south west of the town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Nearby places include Lower Slaughter, Bourton-on-the-Water and Daylesford. The village is built on both banks of the River Eye. The Anglican parish church is dedicated to St. Peter. Upper Slaughter was identified by author Arthur Mee as one of 32 Thankful Villages, although more recent work suggests a total of 52.
Administrative CountyGloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridSP1523
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGloucestershire
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01451

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

Slaughter ~ Slaughter Upper

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

Slaughter, Upper, par. and vil., Gloucestershire - par., adjacent to Lower Slaughter, 1319 ac., pop. 252; vil., 1½ mile NW. of Bourton on the Water.

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