Arley, Warwickshire

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A 1961 1 inch = 1 mile series map. It covers the Hinckley-Nuneaton-Atherstone-Wolvey region. Harts Hill quarry is attached to a railway and in full swing. The coal mines near Griff Lodge Farm and Ansely Hall are in early decline. The mines are now shut and the quarry is reported to be a rubbish-tip. Note the even by then removed railway by Higham Grange and Higham on the Hill

Arley is a civil parish in the North Warwickshire district of Warwickshire, England. The parish includes two settlements, New Arley and Old Arley. Old Arley is to the west of the Bourne Brook and the railway line, and New Arley is to the east.

Old Arley contains the mediaeval church of St Wilfred's, and a Methodist church nearby. New Arley contains St Michael's C of E and St Joseph's Catholic Church, both originally built in response to the influx of miners in the first half of the 20th century. The two Anglican churches form one parish, and St Joseph's is run from St Anne's, Chapel End, Nuneaton.

Arley's mining industry ended in 1968. .[1]

Nearby places are Ansley and Astley.

Arley is the birthplace of footballer Nigel Winterburn and of cricketer Albert Wright.


  1. ^ "Arley Parish Plan" (PDF). Retrieved 8 December 2016. 

Coordinates: 52°30′47″N 1°35′02″W / 52.513°N 1.584°W / 52.513; -1.584