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
White Ladies Aston shown within Worcestershire
OS grid reference SO849548
Civil parish
  • White Ladies Aston
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WORCESTER
Postcode district WR7
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West 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.

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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