Cosford is a small hamlet and civil parish in the Rugby borough of Warwickshire, England. it is located 2,1/2 miles north of Rugby, just west of the River Swift, a tributary of the River Avon, and slightly south of the M6 Motorway. It has been a civil parish since 1866. It was formerly part of the parish of Newbold-on-Avon.
Cosford is a shrunken medieval village and earthworks are still visible of the former buildings, which have been listed as a scheduled monument since 1970. The village was not mentioned specifically in the Domesday Book. A chapel is believed to have existed in the village, but its exact location is not known. The still existing hamlet of Cosford consists of a single street with a few houses and farmsteads around Cosford Hall Farm.
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Coordinates: 52°24′29″N 1°15′54″W / 52.408°N 1.265°W