Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ASHOW

ASHOW, a parish in the district and county of Warwick; on the river Avon, adjacent to Stoneleigh, near the Northwestern railway, 2½ miles ESE of Kenilworth. It has a post office.† under Kenilworth. Acres, 1,012. Real property, £1,527. Pop., 149. Houses, 40. The property is not much divided. The manor was given, in the time of Edward IV., to the Abbey of Stoneleigh. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £295.* Patron, Lord Leigh. The church is ancient. Charities, £45.

(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: Ashow CP/AP/Ch       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Ashow

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