In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Grendon like this:
GRENDON, a parish in Atherstoge district, Warwick; on the river Anker, the Coventry canal, and the Trent Valley railway, continuous to Leicestershire, 2½ miles NW by N of Atherstone. It includes Whittingtog hamlet; and its post town is Atherstone. Acres, 2, 360. Real property, £3, 172. ...
Pop., 561. Houses, 115. The property is divided among. a few. Grendon Hall, a fine large edifice, mainly rebuilt in 1825, is the seat of Sir George Chetwynd, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £525. * Patron, Sir G. Chetwynd, Bart. The church consists of gave, chancel, aisles, and transept, with embattled tower; and is good. Charities, £5.
Grendon is now part of North Warwickshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Warwickshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Grendon itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Grendon in North Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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