Grandborough, Warwickshire, CV23 8DQ

Main Street, Grandborough, Warwickshire, CV23 8DQ

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grandborough is a small village and civil parish in Warwickshire, England. The parish includes the hamlets of Calcutt, Grandborough Fields and Woolscott. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 424. Grandborough is in a rural area of eastern Warwickshire, around six miles (10 km) south of Rugby.

Grandborough was mentioned in the Domesday Book as Graensburgh. Until the early 20th century the name was spelt as Granborough. Its name was supposed by Eilert Ekwall to come from Anglo-Saxon Grēnbeorg = “green rounded hill”, but the Domesday Book form points otherwise. It appears as Granborowe on the Christopher Saxton map of 1637.

Date of visit: 26th December 2019

Location Information

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Location – UK Postcode CV23 8DQ
Location – OS Grid Ref: 449190 – 267012
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.299046, -1.280133
Location – Northing / Westing 52°17’56.6″N 1°16’48.5″W