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Polesworth, Warwickshire

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Polesworth, Warwickshire

Polesworth is a large village and civil parish in the North Warwickshire district of Warwickshire, England. In the 2001 census it had a population of 8,439, inclusive of the continuous sub-villages (often regarded as suburbs) of St Helena, Dordon and Hall End directly to the south. This population technically allows Polesworth market town status.
DistrictNorth Warwickshire
Post townTAMWORTH
Administrative CountyWarwickshire
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSK2602
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01827
Population8,439 (2001)
 

Other names by which Polesworth, Warwickshire has been known in the past

Fallmouth ~ Pollesworth

Polesworth, Warwickshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Polesworth, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Warwickshire - par. (containing Warton and part of Wilnecote), 6310 ac., pop. 3472; vil., on river Anker, 4 miles SE. of Tarn worth; P.O., T.O.; is a large place, and ranked formerly as a market town. There are collieries, quarries, and clay works; also some remains of a nunnery, founded shortly after the Norman Conquest.

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