Tiddington, Warwickshire

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Tiddington
Black and white cottages on School Lane, Tiddington - geograph.org.uk - 1727772.jpg
Troilus, a row of cottages in School Lane, built about 1600
Tiddington is located in Warwickshire
Tiddington
Tiddington
Location within Warwickshire
OS grid referenceSP2256
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District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townStratford-upon-Avon
Postcode districtCV37
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Warwickshire
52°12′N 1°40′W / 52.20°N 01.67°W / 52.20; -01.67Coordinates: 52°12′N 1°40′W / 52.20°N 01.67°W / 52.20; -01.67

Tiddington is a village in Warwickshire, England, about 1 12 miles (2 km) east of the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon.

The B4086 road goes through Tiddington. The X15 and X18 buses provide transport between Stratford and Coventry, whilst the nearest railway station is at also at Stratford.[1]

Archaeology and history[edit]

There was a Roman settlement in a bend of the River Avon at Tiddington, almost 1 12 miles (2 km) north-east of the Roman road linking Salinae (Droitwich) and Alchester. Tiddington Road follows the main axis of the settlement. There were archaeological excavations in the area in 1923–27, 1937, 1939, 1981, and 1983.[2]

Monroe Devis Maternity Home was a National Health Service hospital in Tiddington. It was opened in 1945 and closed in 1985.[3] There was a geriatric psychiatric hospital in Tiddington until 2006, when the NHS merged it with the main hospital in Stratford.[citation needed]

Amenities[edit]

Tiddington has a public house, the Crown.[4] It has an Indian restaurant (Aladdins), a Chinese (Mr Chans) and a tapas/deli bar (Connollys) which often hosts live entertainment evenings. Riverside Restaurant situated in the grounds of the caravan park is available for private function hire and public use.

The Homeguard Club provides sporting activities. Stratford Town F.C. has its home ground in Knights Lane in the village, as do FC Stratford. It is also the home of West Bromwich Albion first team and England international goalkeeper Ben Foster (footballer).

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "X15, X18: Stratford – Coventry". Stagecoach in Warwickshire. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  2. ^ Palmer, Nicholas (1982). Roman Stratford: Excavations at Tiddington, 1980–81. Warwickshire Museum. ISBN 0950594296.
  3. ^ "Monroe Devis Maternity Home". Hospital Records Database. The National Archives. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  4. ^ The Crown at Tiddington

External links[edit]

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