Wigginton and Hopwas

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Wigginton and Hopwas
Civil parish
Coordinates: 52°39′N 1°43′W / 52.650°N 1.717°W / 52.650; -1.717Coordinates: 52°39′N 1°43′W / 52.650°N 1.717°W / 52.650; -1.717
Country England
Primary council Lichfield
County Staffordshire
Region West Midlands
Status Parish
Main settlements Wigginton, Hopwas, Comberford
Government
 • Type Parish Council
 • UK Parliament Tamworth
 • EU Parliament West Midlands
Population ((2001)[1])
 • Total 1,016

Wigginton and Hopwas is a civil parish[2] in Lichfield District, Staffordshire, England. The villages of Wigginton and Hopwas, that make up the parish, lie 2 miles to the north and north-west, respectively, of Tamworth. They are separated by the River Tame, the Coventry Canal and the West Coast Main Line. The parish also includes the hamlet of Comberford.

The civil parish is based on the old ecclesiastical parish of Wigginton; Hopwas had been part of the parish of Tamworth.[3] It contains several listed buildings, including churches at Wigginton and at Hopwas, farms and houses, and even a listed milepost in Hopwas.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 6 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Names and codes for Administrative Geography". Office for National Statistics. 31 December 2008. Retrieved 10 Sep 2013. 
  3. ^ "GENUKI: Hopwas Hays". 17 October 2003. Retrieved 16 September 2009. 
  4. ^ "Listed Buildings in Wigginton parish" (PDF). Retrieved 15 September 2009.