Wilmcote, Warwickshire, CV37 9UU

Wilmcote, Warwickshire, CV37 9UU

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Wilmcote is a village, and since 2004 a separate civil parish, in the English county of Warwickshire, about 3 miles (5 km) north of Stratford-upon-Avon. Prior to 2004, it was part of the same parish as Aston Cantlow, and the 2001 population for the whole area was 1,670, reducing to 1,229 at the 2011 Census.

Wilmcote, listed as Wilmecote in the Domesday Book, is part of the lands of Osbern son of Richard, whose father was Richard FitzScrob (or FitzScrope), builder of Richard’s Castle. The entry reads: “In Pathlow Hundred. Also from Osbern, Urso hold 3 hides in Wilmcote. Land for 4 ploughs. In lordship 2; 2 slaves; 2 villagers and 2 smallholders with 2 ploughs. Meadow, 24 acres. The value was 30s; now 60s;. Leofwin Doda held it freely before 1066.”

Date of visit: 2nd January 2020

Location Information

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Location – UK Postcode CV37 9UU
Location – OS Grid Ref: 416389 – 258044
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.220367, -1.761518
Location – Northing / Westing 52°13’13.3″N 1°45’41.5″W