Stretton-under-Fosse

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Stretton-under-Fosse
Stretton-under-Fosse is located in Warwickshire
Stretton-under-Fosse
Stretton-under-Fosse
 Stretton-under-Fosse shown within Warwickshire
Population 185 (2001)
OS grid reference SP451813
Civil parish Stretton-under-Fosse
District Rugby
Shire county Warwickshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town RUGBY
Postcode district CV23
Dialling code 01788
Police Warwickshire
Fire Warwickshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Nuneaton
List of places
UK
England
Warwickshire

Coordinates: 52°25′40″N 1°20′17″W / 52.42783°N 1.33815°W / 52.42783; -1.33815

Stretton-under-Fosse is a village and civil parish in the English county of Warwickshire. In 2001 its population was recorded as 185.

The village contains a number of old cottages along its main street. Just outside Stretton is an old manor house Newbold Revel, which is now used as a training college for prison officers. Nearby is the Oxford Canal and a canal arm leading to Stretton Wharf.

Confusingly, another village in Warwickshire, Stretton-on-Fosse has a very similar name. The latter is located at the other end of the county. Stretton means "settlement on a Roman Road" (from the Old English stræt and tun). In this case the road is Fosse Way.

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