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Alveston  Warwickshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Alveston like this:

ALVESTON, a village and a parish in Stratford on Avon district, Warwick. The village stands near the Avon, under Welcombe hills, amid charming environs, 2¼ miles ENE of Stratford-on-Avon r. station; was pronounced by Dr. Parry the Montpelier of England; and has a post office under Stratford-on-Avon. ...


The parish contains also the pleasant village of Tiddington. Acres, 4,300. Real property, £8,531. Pop., 844. Houses, 191. The property is much subdivided. A chief residence is Alveston House. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £220. Patron, the Rector of Hampton-Lucy. The church contains some fine tombs of the Lucys, and is very good. Charities, £46.

Alveston through time

Alveston is now part of Stratford on Avon district. Click here for graphs and data of how Stratford on Avon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Alveston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Alveston, in Stratford on Avon and Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8520

Date accessed: 15th November 2019


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