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Wilmcote, Warwickshire

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Wilmcote, Warwickshire

Wilmcote is a village and since 2004 a separate civil parish in the English county of Warwickshire, about 3 miles north of Stratford-upon-Avon. Prior to 2004, it was part of the same parish as Aston Cantlow and the 2001 population for the whole being 1,674. It has a church, a primary school, a village hall, a village club, one small hotel, a shop and a pub. Visitors are attracted to Mary Arden's House the home of Shakespeares mother.
DistrictStratford-on-Avon
Post townSTRATFORD-UPON-AVON
Administrative CountyWarwickshire
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP1658
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
Population1,674 (2001 Census)
 

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

Wilmecote

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

Wilmcote, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Old Stratford and Aston Cantlow pars., Warwickshire - dist., pop. 529; vil., 3 miles NW. of Stratford on Avon; P.O.

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