Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for PRINCETHORPE

PRINCETHORPE, a township in Stretton-on-Dunsmore parish, Warwick; on the Fosse way, near the river Ichene, 6 miles N W of Southam. Pop., 319. Houses, 53. A Benedictine priory or nunnery, with about 60nuns, is here; was erected in 1833; includes a neat chapel, with a low steeple; and stands on a plot of about 4acres. There is also a national school.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Princethorpe Tn/CP       Stretton on Dunsmore Hmlt/CP       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Princethorpe

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