White Ladies Aston

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White Ladies Aston
White Ladies Aston Church. - geograph.org.uk - 9125.jpg
White Ladies Aston Church.
White Ladies Aston is located in Worcestershire
White Ladies Aston
White Ladies Aston
Location within Worcestershire
OS grid referenceSO849548
Civil parish
  • White Ladies Aston
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWORCESTER
Postcode districtWR7
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°10′12″N 2°06′54″W / 52.170°N 2.115°W / 52.170; -2.115Coordinates: 52°10′12″N 2°06′54″W / 52.170°N 2.115°W / 52.170; -2.115

White Ladies Aston is a village in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, and also lends its name to the Civil Parish in which the village is located.

Location[edit]

White Ladies Aston is located about 6 miles east of Worcester and are associated with Nunnery Wood at Worcester Woods Country Park.

History & amenities[edit]

The parish is bound to the east by the Bow Brook. Nearby places are Churchill, Peopleton, Spetchley and Egdon.

The parish Church of England church is dedicated to St John the Baptist.

The village name derives from the Cistercian nuns of Whitstones Priory, north of Worcester, who held land in the parish.[1]

Silurian Border Morris side dancing the Black Ladies Ashton

The village has given its name to two Border Morris dances: Black Ladies Ashton and White Ladies Ashton.

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