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Barston, Solihull

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Barston, Solihull

Barston is a village and civil parish in Metropolitan Borough of Solihull in the West Midlands of England. It is about six km east of Solihull and is located inside a large meander of the River Blythe. The nearest large city is Birmingham. According to the 2001 UK Census, the parish had a population of 499. There are some fine historic buildings, some of them timber-framed. The Church of St.
Administrative CountySolihull
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP2078
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

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

Bercestone ~ Bertanestone

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

Barston.-- par., N. Warwickshire, 8 miles W. of Coventry, 1866 ac., pop. 322; P.O.

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