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    Quenington
    Quenintone: Roger de Lacy. 2 mills.
    2 former mills at each end. The gatehouse of Quenington Court belonged to the Knights Hospitallers.

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    Redmarley d'Abitot
    Ridmerlege: Urso from Bishop of Worcester and William from him.
    Many Tudor cottages. Site of a Civil War battle, won by the Roundheads.

    Redwick
    Reduuiche: Bishop of Worcester.

    Rendcomb
    Rindecome / cumbe: Walter from Gilbert FitzTurold. Mill.
    Mansion built in 1863 is now a school.

    Rockhampton
    Rochemtune: Osbern Giffard. Salthouse.

    Rodmarton
    Redmertone: Hugh Maminot from the Gilbert, Bishop of Lisieux; Osward.
    Large manor, 1900; remains of a Roman villa, found in 1636.

    Roel
    Rawelle: St. Evroul's Church.
    2 farms.

    Ruardean
    Ruuirdin: Solomon from William FitzBaderon.

    Ruddle
    Rodele: Walter Balistarius.

    Rudford
    Rudeford: Madog, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king. Mill.
    A 20ft high obelisk was erected in the 19th century to mark where Welsh soldiers fell in the Civil War in 1643.

    Rye
    Trinleie:
    Lost.

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    Saintbury
    Suineberie: Hascoit Musard. Mill.
    Part Saxon church.

    Salperton
    Salpretune: Hugh de Lasne.
    Manor house and park.

    Sandhurst
    Sanher: King's land.
    Scattered; timber-framed cottages; originally Saxon church.

    Sapperton
    Sapletorne: Robert de Tosny. Mill.
    Partly 14th century Daneway House.

    Sevenhampton
    Sevenhamtone: Durand from Bishop of Hereford.
    Jacobean manor house.

    Sezincote
    Cheisnecot(e) / Chi(i)esnecote: Walter from Durand the Sheriff; Walter the Deacon; Urso of Worcester; Hascoit Musard; Humphrey Maidenhall.
    Sezincote House is in the Indian style (1803-5).

    Sharpness
    Nesse: King's land (claimed by Roger).
    Small town with docks, on the River Severn and Gloucester to Berkeley Canal.

    Sherborne
    Scireburne: Winchcombe Abbey. 4 mills.
    Birthplace of Astronomer-Royal James Bradley (1693-1762); 16th century house, deer park.

    Sheriff's Haresfield
    Durand the Sheriff.
    Part of Haresfield.

    Shipton Chamflurs
    Sciptune:
    Lost.

    Shipton Dowel
    Sciptone: Hugh from William d'Eu.
    Shipton Wood.

    Shipton Moyne
    Scip(e)tone: Matthew de Mortagne from the king; Rumbald from Matthew. 2 mills.
    An inn called the Cat and Custard Pot.

    Shipton Oliffe
    Scip(e)tune: Geoffrey from William Leofric; Ansfrid de Cormeilles. Mill.
    Adjacent to Shipton Solers.

    Shipton Solers
    Scip(e)tune: Gundulf from Archbishop of York.
    Adjacent to Shipton Oliffe; Celtic cross in the churchyard.

    Shorncote
    Shernecote: Humphrey the Chamberlain.
    Area near Cirencester.

    Siddington
    Sudintone / Suintone: Roger de Lacy with his mother holds it as her dowry; Hascoit Musard; Ansketel from Humphrey the Chamberlain. 2 mills.

    Siddington House
    Suditone: William FitzBaderon.
    Siddington House. An inscribed stone from a Roman tomb, found in the 18th century, is in its grounds.

    Siston
    Sistone: Roger de Berkeley, formerly Anna.
    Elizabethan manor, Siston Court.

    Slimbridge
    Heslinbruge: Roger from the king.
    The old parsonage garden, with a moat, is the site of the old manor house. New Grounds by the river belongs to the Severn Wildfowl Trust.

    Snowshill
    Snawesville: Winchcombe Abbey.
    Bronze Age and Stone Age finds; 16th century manor house, with a fine collection of musical instruments.

    Somerford Keynes
    Summreford: Gilbert, Bishop of Lisieux. Mill.

    Southam
    Surham: Durand the Sheriff from Bishop of Worcester.
    Much new housing; large Tudor manor, Southam de la Bere.

    South Cerney
    Cernei: Walter FitzRoger; Roger from Ralph de Tosny. 3 mills.
    Gravel pits; Cotswold Water Park; street called Bow-wow.

    Southwick
    Sudwicham: King's land.
    Southwick Park, Southwick Farm.

    Standish
    Stanedis: Archbishop of York and Abbot of Gloucester, Durand the Sheriff and Earl Hugh (wrongfully) from him. fishery.
    Chest hospital in the grounds of former Standish House.

    Stanley Pontlarge
    Stanlege: Tewkesbury Church from the king.
    Two Tudor farmhouse.

    Stanton
    Stantone: Winchcombe Abbey.
    Perfectly preserved Cotswold village; Tudor cottages.

    Stanway
    Stanwege: Tewkesbury Church from the king. Monastery, salthouse in Droitwich.
    Aristocratic twin of Stanton; Cotswold cottages, barns. Tudor Stanway House has a Jacobean gatehouse.

    Staunton
    Stantun: King's land.
    Two giant stones, Suckstone and Buckstone.

    Staverton
    Staruenton: St. Denis's Church, Paris.
    Manor house.

    Stears
    Staure: William FitzBaderon.
    House near Newnham.

    Stoke Bishop
    Stoche: Bishop of Worcester.
    Suburb of Bristol.

    Stoke Gifford
    Estoch / Stoche: Osbern Giffard.
    Stoke Park, a great 16th century mansion, is now a hospital.

    Stoke Orchard
    Stoches: Bernard and Reginald who refuse to do service to Bishop of Worcester.
    Timbered houses.

    Stonehouse
    Stanhus: William d'Eu. 2 mills, vines.
    Small industrial town with 19th century mills; Tudor Stonehouse Court; Wycliffe College, 1882.

    Stowell
    Stanuuelle: Archbishop of York. Mill.
    Some houses.

    Stratton
    Stratune: Roger de Lacy. 2 mills.
    Small town near Cirencester; mill on the River Churn.

    Sudeley
    Sudlege: Harold FitzRalph. 6 mills.
    Sudeley Castle, once the property of Richard III, was bought and restored by the Dent family in 1837.

    Swindon
    Suindone: Archbishop of York from St. Oswald's Church.
    Now a suburb of Cheltenham; new housing estates.

    Syde
    Side: Thurstan from Ansfrid de Cormeilles.

    Symonds Hall
    Simondeshale: King's land.
    Now Symonds Hall Farm.

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    Taddington
    Tatintone: Tewkesbury Church.

    Tarlton
    Torentone / Torentune: Herbert from William d'Eu; Ralph from Ralph Pagnell.

    Taynton
    Tatinton / Tetinton: William Goizenboded.
    Scattered. Taynton House has a 1695 barn, cider mill and oxhouse. Taynton stone was used to build Blenheim Palace.

    Teddington
    Teotintone: Bishop of Worcester.

    Temple Guiting
    Getinge: Roger de Lacy; Gerwy de Loges' wife. 3 mills, salthouse.
    Land here was given to the Knights Templar by Gilbert de Lacy, a descendant of Roger de Lacy. The Tudor house was the summer house of the Bishops of Oxford.

    Tetbury Upton
    Uptone: Roger d'Ivry.
    18th century house, The Grove, in a park.

    Tewkesbury
    Tedechesberie / Teodechesberie / -kesberie: King's land. 2 mills, salthouse, fishery, market.
    Town with a great Norman abbey church, 13th century King John's Bridge, an old mill and many fine buildings made famous in Mrs Craik's John Halifax Gentleman. The Battle of Tewkesbury was fought in 1471, during the Wars of the Roses.

    Thornbury
    Turneberie: King's land.
    Small town. Thornbury Castle was built by the Duke of Buckingham, who was executed in 1521.

    Througham
    Troham: Earl Hugh.

    Tibberton
    Tebriston: William FitzBaderon.
    Tibberton Court.

    Tidenham
    Tede(n)ham: King's land. Mill, William d'Eu; Roger de Lacy, fisheries.
    Scattered.

    Tockington
    Tochintune: King's land. Mill.

    Toddington
    Todintun: Harold FitzRalph. 2 mills, salthouse.
    Gothic revival house, now a college.

    Todenham
    Teodeham / Toteham: Westminster Abbey.

    Tormarton
    Tormentone: Richard the Commissioner.
    Georgian houses.

    Tortworth
    Torteword: Thurstan FitzRolf. 3 mills.
    19th century mansion; church; ancient chestnut tree.

    Tredington
    Trotintune: King's land.

    Trewsbury
    Tursberie: Osward from Gilbert FitzTurold.
    Trewbury House and outbuildings.

    Tuffley
    Tuffelege: Gloucester Abbey.
    Suburb of Gloucester.

    Twyning
    Tu(e)ninge: King's land; Winchcombe Abbey.
    New housing.

    Tytherington
    Tidrentune: Osbern Giffard.
    Many Roman artefacts.

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    Uckington
    Hochinton: St. Denis's Church, Paris.

    Uley
    Euuelege: King's land.
    Fine prehistoric camp; Neolithic Long Barrow, Broadcloth was made here.

    Upleadon
    Ledene: Gloucester Abbey. Mill.
    Scattered.

    Upper Lemington
    Lemingtune / Limentone: Gilbert FitzTurold from Westminster Abbey.
    A few cottages, part of Lower Lemington.

    Upper Slaughter
    Sclostre: Roger de Lacy and his mother. Mill.
    Cottages remodelled by Sir Edwin Lutyens; Tudor manor house. One of only 14 villages in Britain to be '
    doubly thankful'; that is, to have seen the safe return of all its inhabitants who fought in both world wars.

    Upper Swell
    Su(u)elle: Evesham Abbey. 3 mills.
    Mill on the River Dikler; Abbotswood House, designed by Sir Edward Lutyens.

    Upper Turkdean
    Turchedene / Turghedene: Robert d'Oilly.
    Separated from Lower Turkdean by a bank.

    Upton St. Leonards
    Optune: Humphrey de Maidenhill from the king.
    Adjacent to Gloucester; Bowden Hall, now an hotel; Prinknash Abbey, a Benedictine monastery.

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    Walton Cardiff
    Waltone: King's land.
    Part of Tewkesbury.

    Wapley
    Wapelei / lie: King's land; Ralph de Berkeley from the king.

    Wapley Rectory
    Waperlie: Aldred from the Bishop of Coutances.
    Part of Wapley.

    Westbury on Severn
    Wes(t)berie: King's land.
    Westbury Court Gardens are England's earliest Dutch style water gardens (c. 1700).

    Westbury on Trym
    Huesberie: Bishop of Worcester.
    Part of Bristol. Its church is said to stand on a 1200 year old site.

    Westonbirt
    Westone: Earl Hugh.
    Famous arboretum; mansion by Vulliamy (1863-70).

    Weston Dovel
    Westone: William FitzBaderon.
    Part of Westonbirt.

    Weston Subedge
    Westone: Ansfrid de Cormeilles.

    Whaddon
    Wadune: Durand the Sheriff.

    Wheatenhurst
    Witenhert: Harding in pledge from Brictric, the pre-Conquest holder. Mill.
    Part of Whitminster village. Whitminster House is nearby.

    Whippington
    Wilboldingtune: Bishop of Hereford. Fishery.
    Possibly part of Hillersland hamlet.

    Whittington
    Witentune: William Leofric. Mill.
    Tudor Whittington Court, Sandywell Park.

    Wickwar
    Wichen: The Queen gave it to Humphrey the Chamberlain.
    Georgian houses.

    Wightfield
    Wicfeld: Walter Ponther from Westminster Abbey.
    Wightfield Manor.

    Willersley
    Willersei: Evesham Abbey.
    Large village green.

    Winchcombe
    Wicecombe / Wicelcumbe / Wincelcumbe: Gloucester Abbey. 3 mills.
    Small town, once an Anglo-Saxon walled city, that was prosperous from wool, then tobacco, then paper. Mill at Postlip; row of 19th century almshouses by Sir Gilbert Scott; fine houses.

    Windrush
    Wenric: Alfsi of Faringdon from Winchcombe Abbey; Ralph and Hugh from Roger de Lacy; Alfsi of Farringdon and Ketel, from the king. 4 mills.
    Built of oolitic limestone; mill on the River Windrush.

    Winson
    Winestune: Ansfrid de Cormeilles. Mill.

    Winstone
    Winestan(e): Ansfrid de Cormeilles. Mill.
    Saxon church.

    Winterbourne
    Wintreborne: King's land.
    Residential area adjacent to Bristol.

    Withington
    Widindune: Bishop of Worcester.
    Manor; dovecote; foundations of a Roman villa.

    Woodchester
    Udecestre / Widecestre: King's land; Brictric from the king. Mill.
    Old mills; fine clothiers' houses; Roman mosaic pavement in the churchyard.

    Woolaston
    Odelaveston: William d'Eu. Fishery in the Severn, mill.

    Woolstone
    Olsendone: St. Denis's Church, Paris.

    Wormington
    Wermentun: Walter FitzArcold from Roger de Lacy. Mill.
    Late Georgian Grange; Saxon cross.

    Wootton St. Mary
    Utone: William Breakwolf.
    Part of Gloucester.

    Wootton under Edge
    Vatune: King's land.
    Market town, an important wool town in the 17th-19th centuries. Isaac Pitman developed his shorthand system here.

    Wyck Rissington
    Risendone / dune: Hugh from Roger de Lacy. Mill.

    Wyegate
    Wigheiete: William d'Eu. Fishery.
    Now Wyegate Green.

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    Yanworth
    Teneurde: Sigar de Chocques. Mill.

    Yate
    Giete: Bishop of Worcester.
    Overspill town for Bristol and Bath. A stone called Celestine, used in purifying sugar, is found here.

    Welsh Entries

    Caerleon
    Carleion: Thurstan from William d'Ecouis. 4 sesters of honey.
    Small town, sometimes identified with Camelot; remains of a Roman fortress and amphitheatre.

    Caerwent
    Careon: Jocelyn le Breton.
    On the site of one of South Wales' most important Roman towns. Parts of the original walls still stand.

    Caldicot
    Caldecote: Durand the Sheriff.
    Town. The castle keep dates from the 13th century.

    Llanvair-Discoed
    Lamecare

    Portskewett
    Poteschivet

    The Domesday Book, 1086

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