Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for PACKINGTON (Great)

PACKINGTON (Great), a parish in Meriden district, Warwick; on the river Blythe, 2½ miles N E of Hampton-Junction r. station, and 2½ N W of Meriden. Post-town, Meriden, under Coventry. Acres, 2, 451. Real property, £3, 441. Pop., 336. Houses, 53. The manor, with Packington Hall, belonged formerly to the Fishers, and belongs now to the Earl of Aylesford. The living is a vicarage, united with the rectory of Little Packington, in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £460.* Patron, the Earl of Aylesford. The church was rebuiltby Bonomi, after the model of the temple of Pæstum. Charities, £21.

(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: Great Packington CP/AP       Meriden PLU/RegD       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Great Packington

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