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Elmdon, Solihull

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Elmdon, Solihull

Elmdon is a village within the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull in the county of West Midlands, England. The name Elmdon means hill of the elms. It is primarily a residential area. It was formerly home to Elmdon Aerodrome, which is now Birmingham Airport. Elmdon Parish Church dates from 1780 and overlooks the Rover Works, home of Land Rover since 1946.
Administrative CountySolihull
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP1783
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
 

Other names by which Elmdon, Solihull has been known in the past

Elmedone

Elmdon, Solihull in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Elmdon, par., N. Warwickshire, 6½ miles SE. of Birmingham, 1127 ac., pop. 210; contains E. Hall.

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