Alvecote

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Alvecote
Alvecote Marina.jpg
Alvecote Marina
Alvecote is located in Warwickshire
Alvecote
Alvecote
Location within Warwickshire
OS grid referenceSK2404
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townTamworth
Postcode districtB79
PoliceWarwickshire
FireWarwickshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Warwickshire
52°38′N 1°38′W / 52.63°N 01.64°W / 52.63; -01.64Coordinates: 52°38′N 1°38′W / 52.63°N 01.64°W / 52.63; -01.64

Alvecote is a hamlet in North Warwickshire, England. Other settlements nearby are Amington, Shuttington (where population details can be found) and Polesworth. Alvecote has a marina on the Coventry Canal with many facilities including boat repair, pumpout and a licensed bar. The West Coast Main Line runs through the settlement. The nearest railway station is Polesworth, though that station now only sees one westbound parliamentary train per week.[1]

Alvecote Priory is a ruined 12th century Benedictine monastery. The nearest existing church is in Shuttington.

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