Himbleton

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Himbleton
Cottage in Himbleton - geograph.org.uk - 846699.jpg
Cottage in Himbleton
Himbleton is located in Worcestershire
Himbleton
Himbleton
 Himbleton shown within Worcestershire
Population 415 (2001)
OS grid reference SO650649
   – London 100 mi (160 km)  SE
Civil parish Himbleton
District Wychavon
Shire county Worcestershire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WORCESTER
Postcode district WR9
Dialling code 01905
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire

Coordinates: 52°13′27″N 2°04′46″W / 52.224155°N 2.079484°W / 52.224155; -2.079484

Himbleton is a village in Worcestershire, England. It lies about 5 miles (8.0 km) south-east of Droitwich and 7.5 miles (12.1 km) north-east of Worcester. There is an Anglican church, dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene.[1]

Located on Neight Hill in the village is a first school, Himbleton Church of England First School,[2] catering for children aged 4–9, which was opened in 1873. There is also a pub, The Galton Arms, which has featured several times in the Good Beer Guide.[3]

The local cricket team, Himbleton Cricket Club,[4] play in the Worcestershire County League Division 3. Himbleton has historic significance as one of the villages through which the Catholic anarchists under Guy Fawkes travelled through.

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