Place:


Loxley  Warwickshire

 

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

LOXLEY, a village and a parish in Stratford-on-Avon district, Warwick. The village stands on the S border of the county, 4 miles ESE of Stratford-on-Avon r. station; is an ancient place, mentioned in Domesday book; and has a post office under Warwick. The parish contains also the hamlets of Chadley, Famington, Oakham, Oldborough, and Hunscote. ...


Acres, 1,620. Real property, £2,359. Pop., 368. Houses, 86. The manor belonged to the monks of Worcester and Kenilworth. Charles I. slept at the old manor-house on the night before the battle of Edgehill. Ancient British and Roman coins have been found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £190.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient, but has been so altered as to have a modern appearance. There are a. Baptist chapel, a parochial school, and charities £5.

Loxley through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Loxley, in Stratford on Avon and Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9189

Date accessed: 22nd September 2017


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