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Littledean is a village in the Forest of Dean, west Gloucestershire, England. The village has a long history and formerly had the status of a town. Littledean Hall was originally a Saxon hall, although it has been rebuilt and the current house dates back to 1612. The remains of a Roman temple are situated in the grounds. Neither the hall or Roman remains are open to the public.
The village falls in the 'Littledean and Ruspidge' electoral ward. This ward has Littledean in the north plus Ruspidge and Soudley civil parish in the south. The total ward population taken at the 2011 census was 3,768.
- Littledean Hall, a country house.
- The former prison in Littledean, which is now a crime museum.
- St Ethelbert's Church, whose clockface has IX in both the 9 and 11 positions.
- Littledean Camp, the remains of a Norman Motte-and-bailey castle overlooking the village, previously thought to be a Roman Camp.
- "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 27 March 2015.
- Ekwall, Eilert, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 4th edition, 1960. p. 140. ISBN 0198691033.
- "Littledean and Ruspidge ward 2011". Retrieved 27 March 2015.
- Travel Guide; Littledean Jail; Genealogy.com; Forest of Dean
Media related to Littledean at Wikimedia Commons
- British History Online - 'Littledean', A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 5: Bledisloe Hundred, St. Briavels Hundred, The Forest of Dean (1996), pp. 159-73.
- GENUKI - Littledean, Gloucestershire
- Beehive - Littledean Parish
- Forest Web - Littledean
- The BBC webcan from Littledean hill
- photos of Littledean and surrounding area on geograph
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