The Dean Heritage Centre is one of Gloucestershire's leading attractions. Set across a stunning and fully interactive five acre site, the centre protects and preserves the unique history and heritage of the beautiful Forest of Dean.
This volume covers a complex area of west Gloucestershire, with a core of formerly extra-parochial, royal demesne land of the Forest of Dean and a periphery of 14 parishes, including Lydney and Mitcheldean.
The history of the six parishes in Westbury hundred and the sixteen in Whitstone hundred. Both hundreds abut the River Severn.