Little Compton, Warwickshire

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Little Compton
St Denys Church Little Compton.jpg
St Denys Church in Little Compton
Little Compton is located in Warwickshire
Little Compton
Little Compton
Location within Warwickshire
Population332 (parish) (2011 Census)
OS grid referenceSP2630
Civil parish
  • Little Compton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMoreton-in-Marsh
Postcode districtGL56
Dialling code01608
PoliceWarwickshire
FireWarwickshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
Websitelittlecompton.info
List of places
UK
England
Warwickshire
51°58′10″N 1°37′20″W / 51.969437°N 1.622288°W / 51.969437; -1.622288Coordinates: 51°58′10″N 1°37′20″W / 51.969437°N 1.622288°W / 51.969437; -1.622288

Little Compton is a village and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon district,[1] in south Warwickshire, England, and is located about three miles SSE of Moreton-in-Marsh. Historically an exclave of Gloucestershire, the centre of the village is home to the Reed Business School,[2] under the company of the same name (Reed), and is owned by Sir Alec Reed.

In popular culture[edit]

Brewery Row and the Reed Business School, within Little Compton, are primary filming locations for Doctor Who's 100th story arc, The Stones of Blood.[3]

Public Transport[edit]

Little Compton's nearest train station is Moreton-in-Marsh (~3 miles away), in the town of the same name. The village is served by few and infrequent bus services, as described below:

Bus Number Service Provider Destination Day(s) Time Request?
5 Shipston Link Banbury Thursday 09:26
5 Shipston Link Barton-on-the-Heath Thursday 13:01[4]
B7 Bakers Coaches Moreton-in-Marsh Tuesday 10:08
B7 Bakers Coaches Chipping Norton Tuesday 12:57[5]
V8 Villager Minibus Services Chipping Norton Friday 10:10
V8 Villager Minibus Services Oddington Friday 12:12[6]
V26 Villager Minibus Services Witney Mon, Tues, Fri 9:00
V26 Villager Minibus Services Oddington Mon, Tues, Fri 13:06[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Little Compton Parish Council". Warwickshire Parish Town Councils. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Reed Business School". Reed Business School. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  3. ^ "The Stones of Blood". Doctor Who Filming Locations. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Number 5 Bus Timetable". Shipston Link. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  5. ^ "B7 Bus Timetable". Warwickshire Timetable PDFs. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  6. ^ "V8 Bus Timetable" (PDF). Villager Timetables. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  7. ^ "V26 Bus Timetable" (PDF). Villager Timetables. Retrieved 4 April 2018.