Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BARSTON

BARSTON, a parish in Solihull district, Warwick; ½ mile ENE of Knowle r. station, and 9 W of Coventry. Post Town, Knowle, under Birmingham. Acres, 1,866. Real property, £4,507. Pop., 336. Houses, 79. The property is much subdivided. Barston Park is a chief residence The living is a. vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Berkeswell, in the diocese of Worcester. The church is excellent. Charities, £8.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Barston CP/Ch       Solihull PLU/RegD       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Barston

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