Sherbourne, Warwickshire

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Sherbourne
Sherbourne - geograph.org.uk - 13347.jpg
All Saints Church
Sherbourne is located in Warwickshire
Sherbourne
Sherbourne
Sherbourne shown within Warwickshire
Population 174 (2011)
OS grid reference SP262613
Civil parish
  • Sherbourne
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WARWICK
Postcode district CV35
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Warwickshire
52°14′58″N 1°37′03″W / 52.249448°N 1.617563°W / 52.249448; -1.617563Coordinates: 52°14′58″N 1°37′03″W / 52.249448°N 1.617563°W / 52.249448; -1.617563

Sherbourne is a village and civil parish in the Warwick district of Warwickshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 was 174.[1]

Geography and administration[edit]

Sherbourne is 3 miles south of the county town Warwick and also borders Barford, Fulbrook, Snitterfield, Norton Lindsey and Budbrooke. The village is administered jointly with Barford and Wasperton, and as part of Warwick District.

History[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

Sherbourne's Victorian Gothic church (All Saints) is a Grade II* Listed building, designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, an eminent Victorian architect. The first stone was laid in August 1862, and the church was consecrated on 29 September 1864. Church contains a memorial plaque to Maudsley of the Dambusters Raid. The church was commissioned by Louisa Ryland. The family that commissioned the construction of the church, the Smith-Rylands, currently led by Robin Smith-Ryland, are still resident in the area, with the family seat residing at http://www.sherbournepark.com/

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 31 December 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Sherbourne, Warwickshire at Wikimedia Commons

"Barford Community Website". Retrieved 2010-08-17.  "Sherbourne Blog Spot". Retrieved 2010-08-17.