Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CHILVERS-COTON

CHILVERS-COTON, a village and a parish in Nuneaton district, Warwick. The village stands adjacent to the Coventry canal and the Coventry and Nuneaton railway, 1 mile S of Nuneaton; and has a station on the railway. The parish includes also Griff hamlet, Arbury Park, and Nuneaton workhouse; and its post town is Nuneaton. Acres, 3, 730. Real property, £12, 884. Pop., 2, 764. Houses, 624. Ribbon-weaving and coal mining are carried on. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of Worcester. Value, £106.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good; and there are Independent, Wesleyan, and Roman Catholic chapels, a large free school, and charities £250. See Arbury.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village and a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Chilvers Coton CP/AP       Nuneaton PLU/RegD       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Chilvers Coton

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