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Griff, Warwickshire

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Griff, Warwickshire

Griff is a hamlet in the English county of Warwickshire. Griff is located on the A444 road between the towns of Nuneaton and Bedworth and is administered as part of Nuneaton and Bedworth district. Formerly a coal mining area there is evidence that coal was obtained from Griff from as early as the twelfth century. Nowadays Griff Quarry is a major enterprise producing around 260,000 tonnes of material annually. Mary Ann Evans was brought up at Griff House, now a hotel.
Administrative CountyWarwickshire
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP3588
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWarwickshire
 

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

Griff, hamlet, Chilvers Coton par., N. Warwickshire, on Coventry Canal, 2 miles S. of Nuneaton; P.O.

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