Place:


Atherstone  Warwickshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Atherstone like this:

Atherstone, par. and market town, N. Warwickshire, 8 miles SE. of Tamworth and 103 miles NW. of London by rail, 4120 ac., pop. 4645; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-day, Tuesday. It has hosiery, ribbon, and hat mfrs., and contains the seat of Atherstone Hall. Bosworth Field lies 8 miles to the NE.

Atherstone through time

Atherstone is now part of North Warwickshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Warwickshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Atherstone itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Atherstone in North Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8538

Date accessed: 25th June 2019


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