Luddington, Warwickshire, CV37 9SX

Luddington, Warwickshire, CV37 9SX

Date of visit: 10th January 2020

Location Information

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name Luddington is of Anglo-Saxon origin meaning Luda’s farmstead. Dodwell is also of Anglo-Saxon origin and means Dodda’s well or spring.

The village was originally accessed via a road running from the Evesham road down through Dodwell. This then continued through a ford in the river to Milcote. This first part of this road is now a footpath and the second part no longer exists. The village was part of the Ragley estate belonging to the Marquis of Hertford.

The village is reputed to be the meeting place of Anne Hathaway and William Shakespeare, as Anne was from the parish, and local lore states that they probably conducted their courtship in the are

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Location – UK Postcode CV37 9SX
Location – OS Grid Ref: 416712, 252571
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.171154, -1.757062
Location – Northing / Westing 52°10’16.2″N 1°45’25.4″W