Burton Dassett is a parish and shrunken medieval village in Warwickshire. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 1,322. Much of the area is now the Burton Dassett Hills country park. It was enclosed for sheep farming by Sir Edward Belknap and John Heritage at the end of the 15th century.
There is a heraldic memorial to John Temple and his children in Burton Dassett church. Each of the twelve shields represents one of John Temple's children. The left half of each shield represents the husband and the right half represents the wife. The twelfth (undivided) shield represents Temple's son George who died young and therefore did not marry.
Susannah Smith, the wife of agriculturalist Jethro Tull was born in the village.
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