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Centre of Brimpsfield village
Grid reference: SO9312
Location: 51°48’-0"N, 2°6’0"W
Population: 283  (201)[1])
Post town: Gloucester
Postcode: GL4
Local Government
The Cotswolds

Brimpsfield is a village and parish in the Rapsgate hundred of Gloucestershire.

The village is recorded in Domesday Book as "Brimesfelde".[2] Brimpsfield Castle was built in the village in the Norman period. The manor of Brimpsfield was granted to Maurice de Berkeley in 1339 by King Edward III.[3]

A fictional Brimpsfield was the village, home of Peter and Abby Grant, in the 1970s Survivors BBC TV series, with a railway connection to London.


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  1. "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  2. H. C. Darby; G. R. Versey (2008). Domesday Gazetteer. Domesday Geography of England. Cambridge University Press. pp. 148–149. ISBN 0-521-07858-X. 
  3. Douglas Richardson; Kimball G. Everingham (2004). Plantagenet ancestry: a study in colonial and medieval families. Royal ancestry. Genealogical Publishing. p. 260. ISBN 0-8063-1750-7. 
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