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Baginton  Warwickshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Baginton like this:

BAGINTON, a parish in the district and county of Warwick; on the river Sow, 1¾ mile E of the North western railway, and 3 S by E of Coventry. Post Town, Coventry. Acres, 1,667. Real property, £2,977. Pop., 213. Houses, 49. The property is all in one estate. Baginton Hall, the seat of the proprietor, was built by W. ...


Bromley, Speaker of the House of Commons in the time of Queen Anne; and is now held by his descendant. Slight traces exist of a castle of Sir William Bagot, a strong partizan of Richard II.; where the Duke of Hereford, afterwards Henry IV., spent the night prior to his duel with the Duke of Norfolk, in the presence of Richard II., on Gosford Green, as described by Shakspeare. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £350.* Patron, the Rev. W. Bromley The church is good; has a fine bell turret; and contains a brass of Sir W. Bagot and his lady. A school has an endowed income of £228; and other charities £23.

Baginton through time

Baginton is now part of Warwick district. Click here for graphs and data of how Warwick has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Baginton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Baginton, in Warwick and Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8552

Date accessed: 21st September 2017


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