Batsford

St. Mary's parish church
Batsford Stud Farm

Batsford is a village and civil parish in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 99. The village is about 1½ miles north-west of Moreton-in-Marsh. There is a falconry centre close to the village and Batsford Arboretum is nearby, situated on the Cotswold escarpment.

Moreton-in-Marsh and Batsford War Memorial, on the High Street in Moreton-in-Marsh, commemorates the village's dead of two World Wars.[1]

LocationEdit

Batsford village is at Ordnance Survey grid reference SP187339

Religious sitesEdit

The Church of St Leonard at Lower Lemington, within the parish, was built in the 12th century. It is a grade I listed building.[2]

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fowler, Kenneth. Moreton in Marsh & Batsford War Memorial. ISBN 0-907616-36-4.
  2. ^ "Church of St. Leonard". National Heritage List for England. Historic England. Retrieved 27 October 2019.

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Coordinates: 52°0′10″N 1°43′45″W / 52.00278°N 1.72917°W / 52.00278; -1.72917