Camp Hill, West Midlands
Church of the Holy Trinity
The area's name was first recorded as Kempe Hill, derived from a family name, in 1511, but it became known as Camp Hill after Prince Rupert set camp there in 1643, prior to the Battle of Camp Hill, during the English Civil War, reputedly using the Ship Inn as his headquarters.
The area was formerly served by Camp Hill railway station, which closed in 1941. The Warwick and Birmingham Canal, part of the Grand Union Canal, passes through the area, with a set of six locks, known as Camp Hill Locks.
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