Preston-on-Stour

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Footpath to Atherstone on Stour, view north along the footpath shortly after leaving Preston-on-Stour.

Preston-on-Stour is a village and civil parish in Warwickshire, England[1] found some four kilometres south of Stratford-on-Avon. The population of the civil parish as at the 2011 census was 244.[2] As the village name suggests the River Stour flows along its eastern fringe and the A3400 runs about 1 kilometre east. The village was historically part of Gloucestershire until in changed counties in 1931.[3] The village church is dedicated to Saint Mary.[4] The village did have an Infant and Primary School but this closed in 1974.[5] The children's television show the Teletubbies was filmed about two kilometres south of the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parish council website
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Preston on Stour at the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry". Bmsgh.org. 2000-01-03. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  4. ^ Some pictures of St Mary's Archived April 29, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "The school on the National Archives website". Nationalarchives.gov.uk. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Preston-on-Stour at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 52°08′50″N 1°42′15″W / 52.147343°N 1.704180°W / 52.147343; -1.704180