Compton Verney

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Compton Verney is a manor and parish in the county of Warwickshire, England.

The village of Compton Murdac came to be renamed around 1500 as Compton Verney under the influence of the Verney family who first built a manor house there in 1442. The Manor House was extended by succeeding generations as the family's fortune improved. Richard Verney (1621–1711) was granted the title of 11th Baron Willoughby de Broke by the House of Lords in 1695 after his elder brother's family line failed. His son the 12th baron rebuilt Compton Verney House and landscaped the gardens in the early 18th century.

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Coordinates: 52°10′25″N 1°32′43″W / 52.17348°N 1.54519°W / 52.17348; -1.54519