Trisha Shetty (Editor)

Notgrove

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Population  184 (2011)
Region  South West
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Shire county  Gloucestershire
Dialling code  01451
Civil parish  Notgrove
Country  England
Post town  CHELTENHAM
District  Cotswold District
UK parliament constituency  The Cotswolds
Notgrove notgroveholidayscomwpcontentuploads201511No

Notgrove is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England, approximately 28.5 (17.8 miles) to the east of Gloucester. It lies in the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Contents

Map of Notgrove, Cheltenham, UK

History

The village was recorded as Natangrafum between 716–43. It was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Nategrave or Nategraua, the name coming from the Old English næt + grāf meaning "wet grove or copse".

Governance

Notgrove is part of the Sandywell ward of the district of Cotswold, represented by Councillor Robin Hughes, a member of the Conservative Party. Notgrove is part of the constituency of Cotswold, represented at parliament by Conservative MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown. It is part of the South West England constituency of the European Parliament.

Geography

Notgrove is in the county of Gloucestershire and lies within the Cotswolds, a range of hills designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is about 28.5 km (17.8 miles) to the east of Gloucester. It is approximately 17.5 km (11 miles) east of its post town Cheltenham and about 7 km (4.5 miles) west of Bourton-on-the-Water. Nearby villages include Turkdean, Cold Aston, Hazleton, Naunton and Salperton.

Former Railway

Notgrove railway station was on the Banbury and Cheltenham Direct Railway.

Church

The parish church is dedicated to Saint Bartholomew. It is a Norman church, believed to be on the site of a Saxon cemetery. It houses effigies to the descendants of Richard Whittington (Dick Whittington).

References

Notgrove Wikipedia


Similar Topics
Notgrove Long Barrow
Notgrove Railway Cutting
Notgrove railway station
Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L