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Alveston, Warwickshire

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Alveston, Warwickshire

Alveston is a village in Warwickshire, England. It was the home of the playwright J B Priestley (and his wife Jacquetta Hawkes) in his later years, who lived at Kissing Tree House in the village. The house was called Avonmore in the 1901 census and his secretary lived in Avonmore Cottage which is still there in Kissing Tree Lane. The Youth Hostel for Stratford-upon-Avon is located in Alveston. Alveston is just over 2.5 miles away from Stratford-upon-Avon.
Administrative CountyWarwickshire
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP2356
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
 

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

Alvestone

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

Alveston, par., vil., and seat, Warwickshire, on river Avon, near Stratford-on-Avon ry. sta., 400 ac., pop. 963; P.O.

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