Discover Highnam

Highnam is a village and civil parish three to four miles from Gloucester. The parish includes the village of Lassington and hamlets of Linton and Over.

The history of Highnam extends back to 1033 when Wulfin le Rue gave Churcham and Highnam to the church of St. Peter and reference to Highnam can be found in the Domesday Book in 1086.

Originally farmland, surrounding the Highnam Court Estate, the housing in the village has been significantly increased following initial development in the 1930’s and subsequent development in the 1970s and 80s to the size that it is today.

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