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Radway, Warwickshire

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Radway, Warwickshire

Radway is a village and civil parish in Warwickshire about 7 miles north-west of Banbury in neighbouring Oxfordshire. The village is at the foot of Edge Hill and is notable for the Battle of Edgehill, one of the early major engagements of the English Civil War, which was fought in fields around the village and in the adjoining parishes of Ratley and Kineton. The earliest known record of Radway is in the Domesday Book of 1086.
DistrictStratford-on-Avon
Post townWarwick
Administrative CountyWarwickshire
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP3748
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWarwickshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01295
Population259 (2001 census)
 

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

Rodway ~ Radweia ~ Radwei ~ Rodewei

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

Radway, par. and vil., Warwickshire, near Edge Hill, 3 miles SE. of Kineton, 1530 ac., pop. 255; near vil. is Radway Grange, seat.

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