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Claverdon, Warwickshire

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Claverdon, Warwickshire

Claverdon is a village and civil parish in the Stratford district of Warwickshire, England, about 5 miles west of the county town of Warwick. Claverdon's toponym comes from the Old English for "clover hill". The hill is near the centre of the scattered parish which includes the township of Langley to the south, and formerly comprised the manors of Claverdon, Langley, Kington (to the south-west), and Songar (in the south-east).
DistrictStratford-upon-Avon
Administrative CountyWarwickshire
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP1964
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01926
Population1,191 (parish, including Yarningale Common and Langley) (2001 census)
 

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

Clavendone

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

Claverdon, par. and vil. with ry. sta., S. Warwickshire, near Birmingham and Stratford Canal, 8 miles N. of Stratford-on-Avon -- par., 4330 ac., pop. 728; vil., pop. 576; P.O.

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