Place:


Newnham Paddox  Warwickshire

 

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

NEWNHAM-PADDOX, a hamlet in Monks-Kirby parish, Warwick; near Watling-street and the Fosse way, 5½ miles N N W of Rugby. Real property, £1, 530. Newnham-Paddox House has been the seat of the Feildings, Earls of Denbigh, since the time of Henry VI.; is a handsome and commodious mansion, of centre and wings; and contains the dagger with which Villiers Duke of Buckingham was assassinated, and a choice collection of family portraits, works of art, and articles of vertu. The hamlet was formerly called Cold Newnham and Newnham-Parva; and it is a meet for the Atherstone hounds.

Additional information about this locality is available for Monks Kirby

Newnham Paddox through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24808

Date accessed: 22nd March 2017


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