Farmington, Gloucestershire

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Farmington Village Green.jpg
View of the village green
Farmington is located in Gloucestershire
Location within Gloucestershire
Population112 [1]
OS grid referenceSP134153
Civil parish
  • Farmington
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCheltenham
Postcode districtGL54
Dialling code01451
UK Parliament
List of places
51°50′10″N 1°48′18″W / 51.8361°N 1.8050°W / 51.8361; -1.8050Coordinates: 51°50′10″N 1°48′18″W / 51.8361°N 1.8050°W / 51.8361; -1.8050

Farmington is a village located in the county of Gloucestershire, in England. As of 2011 the village had 112 residents. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book (1086) as Tormentone.[2]


Farmington was sold in 1724 to Edmund Waller of Beaconsfield (died 1771); and thence by descent to Edmund Waller (d.1788); Edmund Waller (d.1810); Rev. Harry Waller (d.1824) (Rector of Farmington from 1786, and of Vicar of Winslow from 1789); Harry Edmund (d.1869); Edmund Waller (d.1898); and Major-General William Noel Waller, RA (d.1909), whose executors sold it in 1910.[3]

The Church of St Peter was built in the 12th century. It is a grade I listed building.[4]

Edmund Waller's (d.1898) Farmington Lodge, Northleach, Gloucestershire, west front, 1893.
Edmund Waller VI or VII, (1828-98), JP, DL, of Farmington Lodge, 1869-1898.
Brass plaque to Edmund Waller (1828-98) in church of St. Peter's.
Waller of Farmington chart, 1560-1954.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Robert Carr (1916-2012), English 20th Century politician. Grave in St. Peter's Churchyard.


  1. ^ "Lead Key Figures". Retrieved 29 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "The Domesday Book Online - Gloucestershire A-F". Retrieved 29 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 9, Bradley Hundred. The Northleach Area of the Cotswolds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 2001. ('Parishes: Farmington', ed. N M Herbert, pp. 69-81, by Carol Davidson Cragoe, A R J Jurica, and Elizabeth Williamson).
  4. ^ "Church of St. Peter". National Heritage List for England. Historic England. Retrieved 12 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)