Miserden, Gloucestershire, GL6 7JA
Date of visit: 1st Oct 2021
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Miserden is a village and civil parish in Stroud District, Gloucestershire, England, 4 miles north east of Stroud. The parish includes Whiteway Colony and the hamlets of Sudgrove and The Camp. In the 2001 census the parish had a population of 420, increasing to 449 at the 2011 census.
The village lies in the Cotswolds at an elevation of over 800 ft, above the valley of the River Frome.
Until the Middle Ages, Miserden was known as Greenhampstead, and was mentioned by that name in the Domesday Book. The name Miserden derives from Musardera, “Musard’s manor” – Musard was the name of the family which held the manor at the time of the Domesday Book. Robert Musard built Miserden Castle in the 12th century.
Listed Status Historic England Reference 1091205 listed 29/01/1991
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Location – Northing & Westing 51°46’41.3″N, 2°05’32.4″W
Location – Plus code: 9C3VQWH5+73
Location – what3words: stream.emeralds.decay
Location – Grid Reference SO 93726 08836
Location – OS X & Y: 208836, 393726
Location – Latitude & Longitude: 51.778151, -2.092334
Location – UK Postcode: GL6 7JA