Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ARROW

ARROW, a township and a parish in Alcester district, Warwick. The township lies on the Alne or Arrow river, 1 mile SW of Alcester r. station, and 8 W of Stratford-on-Avon; and its Post Town is Alcester, under Redditch. Real property, £4,137. Pop., 295. Houses, 69. The parish includes also the township of Oversley. Acres, 4,220. Real property, £6,811. Pop., 590. Houses, 111. The chief feature is the Marquis of Hertford's magnificent seat of Ragley Park. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £248.* Patron, the Marquis of Hertford. The church is ancient. Charities, £5. See Ragley Park.


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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township and a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Arrow CP/AP       Alcester PLU/RegD       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Arrow

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