Toddington, Gloucestershire

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Toddington Manor
Grid reference: SP035325
Location: 51°59’27"N, 1°57’2"W
Postcode: GL54
Local Government
Council: Tewkesbury

Toddington is a village in northern Gloucestershire, some twelve miles north-east of Cheltenham.

The 2011 census recorded a population of 419.

The village is split into two, the "Old Town" near the church and the "New Town" at the crossing of the B4077 and B4632 roads. The village pub, the Pheasant is situated at the heart of the village, beside the village shop.

Despite the small size of the village, it has a large church, St Andrew's which contains the marble tombs of local nobility, the Tracy family, Barons Sudeley, who variously lived at Sudeley Castle, Hailes Abbey and Toddington Manor.

About the village

Toddington station

Toddington Manor stands between New Town and Old Town, and was bought by the Turner Prize-winning artist Damien Hirst in 2005, with intent for it to contain a museum of his work.

The Square, Toddington, is a residential conversion of the old stable block of the Manor House. [1] The Square dates back to c. 1800 and was possibly built by C. Beazley for Charles Hanbury-Tracy.

Toddington railway station is located in New Town and is the northern terminus of the private heritage line, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.[2]

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