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Hartshill North Warwickshire.jpg
Holy Trinity Church and vicarage, Hartshill
Hartshill is located in Warwickshire
Location within Warwickshire
Population3,596 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSP326938
• London95 mi (153 km) SW
Civil parish
  • Hartshill
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtCV10
AmbulanceWest Midlands
List of places
52°32′29″N 1°31′14″W / 52.5413°N 1.52066°W / 52.5413; -1.52066Coordinates: 52°32′29″N 1°31′14″W / 52.5413°N 1.52066°W / 52.5413; -1.52066

Hartshill is a large village and civil parish in North Warwickshire, England, 2.5 miles (4 km) north-west of the town of Nuneaton. The parish borders the district of Nuneaton and Bedworth at the south, the North Warwickshire district parishes of Ansley at the south-west, Mancetter at the north-west, and Caldecote at the east, and the parish of Witherley in Leicestershire to the north-east from which it is separated by the A5 road. The village is 2.5 miles (4 km) north-west from the town centre of Nuneaton, to which it is conjoined. The market town of Atherstone is 3.5 miles (6 km) to the north-west.

At the 2001 Census, the civil parish of Hartshill had a population of 3,611,[2] decreasing to 3,596 at the 2011 Census.[1] The English poet Michael Drayton, who knew William Shakespeare, was born at Chapel Cottage in Hartshill Green in 1563.[3] Michael Drayton Junior School in Hartshill bears his name. Other schools in the village include Hartshill Academy secondary school. The parish has five pubs: The Stag & Pheasant, Maltshovel, Royal Oak, the Hartshill Club, and The Anchor which is on the Coventry Canal. The Talyllyn Railway locomotive Midlander was purchased in 1957 from Jee's quarries at Hartshill.[4]

A 1961 1 inch = 1 mile series map, covering Hinckley, Nuneaton, part of Bedworth, Atherstone, Ansley, Burton Hastings, Hartshill and Wolvey


  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Hartshill Parish (E04009643)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
  2. ^ UK Census (2001). "Local Area Report – Hartshill Parish (44UB017)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
  3. ^ Gosse, Edmund William (1911). "Drayton, Michael" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 8 (11th ed.). pp. 557–558.
  4. ^ Potter 1990, p. 201


  • Potter, David (1990). The Talyllyn Railway. David St John Thomas. ISBN 0-946537-50-X.

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