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Ab Lench, Worcestershire

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Ab Lench, Worcestershire

Ab Lench is a village in the English county of Worcestershire. It was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086. The village lies 1-mile from Church Lench and Rous Lench, 2 miles from Harvington and 4 miles from Ragley Hall. It is about fifteen miles (24 km) from Stratford and six miles (10 km) from Evesham. It was classed as a 'Civil Parish' from 1866 to 1933 when it was merged with Church Lench. The parish of Ab Lench comprised an area of 884 acres and had a population of 89 in 1801.
DistrictWychavon
Post townEVESHAM
Administrative CountyWorcestershire
Traditional CountyWorcestershire
OS GridSP0151
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01386
 

Other names by which Ab Lench, Worcestershire has been known in the past

Abbots Lench ~ Hob Lench ~ Abeleng

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

Abbots Lench, or Hob Lench, hamlet, Fladbury par., E. Worcestershire, 5 miles NW. of Evesham, 870 ac., pop. 42.

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