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Hatton  Warwickshire

 

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

HATTON, a village and a parish in the district and county of Warwick. The village stands near the Birmingham and Warwick canal, and the Oxford and Birmingham railway, 3 iniles NW by W of Warwick; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Warwick. The parish contains also the hamlets of Beausall and Shrewley. ...


Acres, 4, 099. Real property, £8, 798. Pop. in 1851, 961; in 1861, 1, 259. Houses, 205. The property is subdivided. The manor belonged to Hugh de Hatton, Earl of Warwick; and was given by him to Wroxhall abbey. The county lnnatic asylum was recently built here, at a cost of £50, 000; is an elegant structnre, in a modified Tudor style, with a frontage of 700 feet; stands on a plot of 40 acres, handsomely laid out; possesses accommodation for about 350 patients;.and, at the census of 1861, had 299 inmates. Hatton Hill commands a fine view of the surrounding country. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £250.* Patrons, Trustees. The church is in good order; has some striking modern painted glass; and contains a tablet to Dr. Samuel Parr, and many monumental inscriptions from his pen. Parr was long the incumbent of the parish; and a noble room in the parsonage was built by him for a library. An endowed school has £20 a year, and other charities have £100.

Hatton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9119

Date accessed: 23rd April 2019


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