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Great Alne, Warwickshire

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Great Alne, Warwickshire

Great Alne is a small village, known as Round Alne in the Middle Ages. It is situated 7 miles north-west of Stratford-upon-Avon, 3 miles north-east of Alcester, and 15 miles from Warwick in the County of Warwickshire, England, on the road to Wootton Wawen via Little Alne. The name Great Alne takes its name from the River Alne. First chronicled in the charter of King Ethelbald (723-737) "near to the river which our ancestors used to call, and which is called to this day, 'Alwine'.
DistrictStratford-on-Avon
Administrative CountyWarwickshire
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP1259
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01789
Population587 (2001)
 

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

Alne ~ Alne Great

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

Alne, Great, par., S. Warwicksh., on river Alne, 2 miles NE. of Alcester, 1753 ac., pop. 435; P.O.

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