Copston Magna

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Copston Magna
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Copston Magna
Copston Magna is located in Warwickshire
Copston Magna
Copston Magna
Location within Warwickshire
Population38 (2001)
OS grid referenceSP4588
Civil parish
  • Copston Magna
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHINCKLEY
Postcode districtLE10
Dialling code01455
PoliceWarwickshire
FireWarwickshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Warwickshire
52°29′30″N 1°20′04″W / 52.491788°N 1.334384°W / 52.491788; -1.334384Coordinates: 52°29′30″N 1°20′04″W / 52.491788°N 1.334384°W / 52.491788; -1.334384

Copston Magna is a small village and civil parish in the Rugby borough of Warwickshire, England. It is located around 9 miles (14 km) northwest of the town of Rugby, 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Nuneaton, and 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east of the larger village of Wolvey. It is also located close to the ancient site of High Cross, on the border between Warwickshire and Leicestershire, where the Roman roads of Watling Street and Fosse Way cross each other. In the 2001 Census, the parish had a population of 38. At the 2011 census population details were included with Wolvey

The most notable building in Copston Magna is St John's Church, which was built in 1849 by the sisters of Rudolph Feilding, 8th Earl of Denbigh, who opposed his conversion to Catholicism. It is a grade II* listed building.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "CHURCH OF ST JOHN (1185719)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 17 September 2014.

External links[edit]

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