Arrow, Warwickshire, B49 5PJ
Date of visit: 14th February 2020
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Arrow is a village in the Stratford-on-Avon district of Warwickshire, England. Together with the entirely rural parish of Weethley, it forms the combined civil parish of Arrow with Weethley. The parish lies midway between Redditch and Evesham.
From Alcester the River Arrow flows southwards to the Avon, and to the west of the river the present road to Evesham joins that to Worcester at a busy junction where, near the Old Toll House, stands the hamlet of Arrow, a group of modernised black and white farm workers’ cottages which have risen up the social scale to become homes for business people.
In 710, according to the chronicles of the abbey of Evesham, Ceolred, King of Mercia, gave land in ARROW to the abbey. It was subsequently wrested from them but regained by Abbot Agelwy II (1070–7), only to be lost again to Odo, Bishop of Bayeux, (fn. 15) who at the time of the Domesday Survey held 7½ hides. Arrow Mill was mentioned in the Domesday Book and is now a hotel and restaurant as well as a working water mill.
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Location – UK Postcode B49 5PJ
Location – OS Grid Ref: 408006, 256543
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.207053, -1.884262
Location – Northing / Westing 52°12’25.4″N 1°53’03.3″W