Searching for "STRETTON ON FOSSE"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    BRINKLOW Warwickshire Fossé way and the Oxford canal, 1½ mile SW of Stretton r. station, and 5½ NW of Rugby Imperial
    COMBE-FIELDS, or Combe-Abbey Warwickshire Fosse way, 3½ miles WSW of Stretton r. station, and 5 E of Coventry. Post town, Brinklow, under Coventry Imperial
    Ditchford, Lower Warwickshire Ditchford, Lower , hamlet, Stretton-on-the-Foss par., S. Warwickshire, 2 miles NW. of Moreton. Bartholomew
    DITCHFORD (Lower) Warwickshire Stretton-on-the-Foss parish, Warwick; adjacent to the West Midland railway, and to the boundary with Worcester and Gloucester Imperial
    LEICESTERSHIRE, or LEICESTER Leicestershire LEICESTERSHIRE , or LEICESTER, an inland county, nearly in the centre of England, but a little to the E. It is Imperial
    Longford Warwickshire Longford , hamlet, Stretton on the Foss par., Warwickshire, 3 miles W. of Shipston-on-Stour. Bartholomew
    LONGFORD Warwickshire LONGFORD , a hamlet in Stretton-on-the-Foss parish, Warwick; 3 miles W of Shipston-on-Stour. Imperial
    MONKS-KIRBY Warwickshire Stretton r. station, 2¾ SW of Watling-street at the boundary with Leicestershire, and 6 NNW of Rugby; and has a post office under Lutterworth. Pop., 596. Houses, 13-4. The parish contains also the hamlets of Pailton, Stretton-under-Foss Imperial
    Newbold Revel Warwickshire Newbold Revel , Warwickshire. See STRETTON UNDER FOSS AND NEWBOLD REVEL. Bartholomew
    PRINCETHORPE Warwickshire Stretton-on-Dunsmore parish, Warwick; on the Fosse way, near the river Ichene, 6 miles N W of Southam. Pop., 319. Houses Imperial
    RUGBY Warwickshire RUGBY , a town, a parish, a sub-district, a district, and a division, in Warwick. The town stands near the Imperial
    SALT WAY Hampshire
    Warwickshire
    Worcestershire
    Fosse way there; proceeded by Hawling, Sudeley, and Evesham, to Old Droitwich; and is presumed to have gone thence by Birmingham, Stretton Imperial
    Stretton on the Foss Warwickshire Stretton on the Foss , par. and vil., Warwickshire, 4 miles N. of Moreton in the Marsh, 1939 ac., pop. 388. Bartholomew
    STRETTON-ON-THE-FOSS Warwickshire STRETTON-ON-THE-FOSS , a parish, with a village, in Shipston-on-Stour district, Warwick; on the Fosse way, 4 miles Imperial
    Stretton under Foss Warwickshire Stretton under Foss , township and vil., Monks Kirby par., Warwickshire - township (Stretton under Foss and Newbold Eevel), pop. 314; vil., 5½ miles Bartholomew
    STRETTON-UNDER-FOSS Warwickshire STRETTON-UNDER-FOSS , a township in Monks-Kirby parish, Warwick; on the Fosse way and the Trent Valley, at Stretton Imperial
    STRETTON-UPON-DUNSMORE Warwickshire STRETTON-UPON-DUNSMORE , a parish, with S. village and Princethorpe township, in Rugby district, Warwick; on the Fosse way and Dunsmore Imperial
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