Copston Magna

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Copston Magna
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Copston Magna
Copston Magna is located in Warwickshire
Copston Magna
Copston Magna
 Copston Magna shown within Warwickshire
Population 38 (2001)
OS grid reference SP4588
Civil parish Copston Magna
District Rugby
Shire county Warwickshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HINCKLEY
Postcode district LE10
Dialling code 01455
Police Warwickshire
Fire Warwickshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Rugby
List of places
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England
Warwickshire

Coordinates: 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. ^ "Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN List entry Number: 1185719". English Heritage. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

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