Pinvin

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Pinvin
Crossroads at Pinvin - geograph.org.uk - 1062034.jpg
Crossroads at Pinvin
Pinvin is located in Worcestershire
Pinvin
Pinvin
Pinvin shown within Worcestershire
OS grid reference SO955489
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PERSHORE
Postcode district WR10
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°08′18″N 2°04′02″W / 52.13844°N 2.067146°W / 52.13844; -2.067146Coordinates: 52°08′18″N 2°04′02″W / 52.13844°N 2.067146°W / 52.13844; -2.067146

Pinvin is a village in Worcestershire, England, a little to the north of Pershore, about 7 12 miles (12.1 km) south-east of Worcester, and about 6 miles (9.7 km) north-west of Evesham[1] and lies on the crossroads of the A44, A4104 and B4082. It is also the location of Pershore railway station. The village has a church, a grocery store and a pub. It also has a first school and a middle school (both rated Good by Ofsted[2]); pre-school activities take place in the village hall.

The name is thought to come from 'Penda's fen' after the Mercian King Penda, who was probably born in the nearby Cotswolds.[3] David Rudkin's TV play Penda's Fen (1974) was set here and also references this fact.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pinvin Parish Council’s Web Site accessed 2011-02-24.
  2. ^ "Home - The Pinvin Federation of Schools". www.tpfos.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-15. 
  3. ^ Martin Wall, The Anglo-Saxon Age, Stroud GL5 4EP, 2015]

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