Himbleton

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Himbleton
Cottage in Himbleton - geograph.org.uk - 846699.jpg
Cottage in Himbleton
Himbleton is located in Worcestershire
Himbleton
Himbleton
Location within Worcestershire
Population415 (2001)
OS grid referenceSO650649
• London100 mi (160 km) SE
Civil parish
  • Himbleton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWORCESTER
Postcode districtWR9
Dialling code01905
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°13′27″N 2°04′46″W / 52.224155°N 2.079484°W / 52.224155; -2.079484Coordinates: 52°13′27″N 2°04′46″W / 52.224155°N 2.079484°W / 52.224155; -2.079484

Himbleton is a village in Worcestershire, England. It lies about 5 miles (8.0 km) south-east of Droitwich and 7.5 miles (12.1 km) north-east of Worcester. There is an Anglican church, dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene.[1]

Located on Neight Hill in the village is a first school, Himbleton Church of England First School,[2] catering for children aged 4–9, which was opened in 1873. There is also a pub, The Galton Arms, which has featured several times in the Good Beer Guide.[3]

The local cricket team, Himbleton Cricket Club,[4] play in the Worcestershire County League Division 2. Himbleton has historic significance as one of the villages through which the Catholic anarchists under Guy Fawkes travelled.

References[edit]

  1. ^ You, A Church Near. "St Mary Magdalene, Himbleton".
  2. ^ "School Websites, School Web Design, Hosting & Apps - School Jotter". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-31. Retrieved 2011-01-29.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Himbleton Cricket Club".

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