Place:Ozleworth, Gloucestershire, England

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NameOzleworth
Alt namesOsleuuordesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 114
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.633°N 2.3012°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
See alsoBerkeley (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish is located
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Ozleworth is a village and civil parish in the Cotswold District of Gloucestershire, England. It is approximately 30 km (19 mi) south of Gloucester and 32 km (20 mi) south west of Cirencester. Ozleworth's post town Wotton-under-Edge is approximately 4 km (2.5 mi) to the west. Nearby villages include Alderley, Wortley, Tresham, Leighterton, Lasborough, Newington Bagpath, Owlpen, and Kingscote.

A 19th century description

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Ozleworth from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"OZLEWORTH, a parish in Tetbury [registration] district, Gloucester; among the Cotswolds, 2½ miles E of Wotton-under-Edge, and 5 E N E of Charfield [railway] station. Post-town, Wotton-under-Edge. Acres: 1,114. Real property: £1,627. Population: 130. Houses:, 19. The property is divided among a few. The manor, with Newark Park, belongs to the Rev. L. B. Clutterbuck. The mansion of Newark Park belonged once to a monastery; was restored, in the time of Edward VI., with stones from Kingswood abbey; and stands on an eminence, commanding extensive views. Ozleworth Park is the seat of J. Rolt, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value: £130. Patron: the Rev. L. B. Clutterbuck. The church is Norman, in good condition; is bisected by a beautiful Norman arch; and consists of nave and chancel, with central octagonal tower."

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