Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BARFORD

BARFORD, a village and a parish in the district and county of Warwick. The village stands on the river Avon, amid pleasant environs, 3 miles S by W of Warwick r. station; contains some fine houses; and has a post-office under Warwick. The parish comprises 1,540 acres. Real property, £5,668. Pop., 754. Houses, 190. The property is much subdivided. Barford House is the seat of Capt. W. Eyton, and commands a charming view. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £869.* Patron, John Mills, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1844; but includes the square tower of a previous edifice, and contains several monuments of the Mills family. A school has an endowed income of £48; and other charities £12.


(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: Barford CP/AP       Warwick RegD/PLU       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Barford

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