Barford, Warwickshire

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Church Street and St Peter's Church
Barford is located in Warwickshire
Location within Warwickshire
Population1,336 (2011 Census)
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWarwick
Postcode districtCV35
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°14′42″N 1°36′18″W / 52.245°N 1.605°W / 52.245; -1.605Coordinates: 52°14′42″N 1°36′18″W / 52.245°N 1.605°W / 52.245; -1.605

Barford is a village and civil parish in the Warwick district of Warwickshire, England, about three miles south of Warwick.

As at the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,171, that increased to 1,336 at the 2011 census.[1] The Joint Parish Council also runs the villages of Sherbourne and Wasperton. In March 2014 "The Sunday Times" listed the village as one of the Top 10 places to live in The Midlands.[2] In the village there are two pubs, a hotel with swimming pool, and a village shop owned and run by the community.[3] The Church of England primary school that is in the village is called "Barford St. Peters".[4] The University of Warwick Boat Club trains on the River Avon at Barford.

Barford is served by Stagecoach bus routes X18 and 18A which link it with Coventry, Leamington Spa, Warwick and Stratford Upon Avon.[5] The M40 motorway is just 1.5 miles from the village, with Warwick and Warwick Parkway railway stations just over 4 miles away.

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  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 23 December 2015.
  2. ^ Local newspaper report on the placing
  3. ^ The shop website
  4. ^ The school's website
  5. ^ Search for timetables

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