Hatton, Warwickshire

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Hatton
Former inmate cemetery, Central Hospital, Hatton - geograph.org.uk - 1785790.jpg
The former inmate cemetery of Central Hospital
Hatton is located in Warwickshire
Hatton
Hatton
Location within Warwickshire
Population2,319 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSP2467
Civil parish
  • Hatton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWARWICK
Postcode districtCV35
Dialling code01926
PoliceWarwickshire
FireWarwickshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Warwickshire
52°18′00″N 1°38′42″W / 52.3°N 1.645°W / 52.3; -1.645Coordinates: 52°18′00″N 1°38′42″W / 52.3°N 1.645°W / 52.3; -1.645

Hatton is a village and civil parish about 4 miles (6 km) west of Warwick, in the Warwick District of Warwickshire in England. Beausale is a hamlet within the parish.

The parish had a population of 1,078 at the 2001 Census,[2] increasing to 2,319 at the 2011 Census.[1]

Notable landmarks include a series of 21 locks on the Grand Union Canal. The flight spans less than 2 miles (3.2 km) of canal, and has a total rise of 45 metres (148 ft).

Hatton Estate[edit]

The vast country estate owned by the Arkwright family features a shopping village, childrens nursery, technology site (Hatton Country World) and a public house, The Hatton Arms. The latter was historically noted for its regular large assemblies of motorcycles.[citation needed] and today is a tourist dining destination due to it proximity to the flight of canal locks.[3]

Hatton Park development[edit]

A former psychiatric hospital (Central Hospital, Hatton) that has been turned into a large housing estate while still preserving the original Victorian buildings. Today the site is served by a village community Hall and corner shop.

The development is due to be expanded with 150 dwellings by Warwick District Council and developer Taylor Wimpey under the H28 project.[4]

Other facilities in the local area in The Falcon Inn and Shell Garage, further away from the village centre.

Transport[edit]

Hatton is close to the M40 motorway and is also served by the small, unmanned Hatton railway station. The station lies on Chiltern Main Line between Birmingham Snow Hill and London Marylebone[5] and a small branch line[6] to Stratford-upon-Avon. Services from this station are run by Chiltern Railways and West Midlands Trains. There are direct services to Stratford-upon-Avon and intermediate stations, Warwick, Leamington Spa and stations to London Marylebone, and stations to Birmingham Snow Hill. The towpath of the Grand Union Canal is a long distance walk as well as a route for narrowboaters and canoeists.

Additionally Warwick Parkway railway station is the nearest alternative with park and ride facilities on the western outskirts of Warwick. It also serves the village of Budbrooke and the Hatton Park development.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Warwick". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Hatton Estate". Hatton Estate. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Land off Birmingham Road, Hatton". taylorwimpey. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  5. ^ ["Birmingham Snow Hill to London Marylebone". Warwickshire Railways.
  6. ^ "Hatton to Bearley and Alcester Branch". Warwickshire Railways.

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