Highnam is a village set in wonderful Gloucestershire countryside. Three miles from Gloucester, the parish includes the village of Lassington and the hamlets of Linton and Over. Our local history includes neighbouring Churcham which was given, with Highnam, by Wulfin le Rue to the church of St. Peter in 1033. Also featuring the impressive Highnam Court estate, its amazing gardens and the famous church of the Holy Innocents. Highnam Heritage discovering all aspects of local history ’
Highnam Heritage welcomes Churcham as the new addition to the website. Churcham is an ancient parish of which Highnam, Linton and Over were a part. Churcham parish was formerly made up of two manors, Churcham in the west and Highnam in the east. Highnam was formed from the hamlets of Highnam, Linton and Over.
Donation & Membership
Highnam Heritage would be interested in hearing from anyone who has archive material relating to the Parish. You can have it scanned and made available for the web-site, or it could be stored for you as we have safe and secure facilities. If you have memories that you are happy to have recorded then let us know.