British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Warwickshire » Wixford, Warwickshire - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Wixford, Warwickshire

Local area map loading...

Wixford, Warwickshire

Wixford is a hamlet and civil parish in the Stratford district of Warwickshire, England, situated 1.5 miles south of Alcester. The name derives from a compound of the Old English personal name Whitlac with the noun for a river crossing "ford".
DistrictStratford on Avon
Administrative CountyWarwickshire
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP0854
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Population124 (2001 Census)

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


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

Wixford, par. and ry. sta., Warwickshire, on river Arrow, 2 miles S. of Alcester, 530 ac., pop. 107.

Your comments about Wixford, Warwickshire

What do you know about Wixford, Warwickshire? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus