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Pinvin, Worcestershire

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Pinvin, Worcestershire

Pinvin is a village in Worcestershire, England, a little to the north of Pershore, about 7+⁄2 miles south-east of Worcester, and about 6 miles north-west of Evesham and is in fact the location of Pershore railway station. The name is thought to come from 'Penda's fen' after the Mercian King Penda. David Rudkin's TV play Penda's Fen (1974) was set here.
Administrative CountyWorcestershire
Traditional CountyWorcestershire
OS GridSO9548
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

Pinvin, Worcestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Pinvin, township and vil., Pershore St Andrew par., Worcestershire, 2 miles N. of Pershore, pop. 291.

Pinvin, Worcestershire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

PINVIN, a chapelry, in the parish of St. Andrew, Pershore, union, and Upper division of the hundred, of Pershore, Pershore and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, 2 miles (N. N. E.) from Pershore; containing 223 inhabitants, and comprising 1032 acres. Land was assigned in lieu of certain tithes, in 1775.

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