Willey, Warwickshire

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Willey
Willey is located in Warwickshire
Willey
Willey
 Willey shown within Warwickshire
Population 155 (2011)
OS grid reference SP495848
Civil parish Willey
District Rugby
Shire county Warwickshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Rugby
Postcode district CV23
Police Warwickshire
Fire Warwickshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Nuneaton
List of places
UK
England
Warwickshire

Coordinates: 52°27′32″N 1°16′23″W / 52.45891°N 1.27293°W / 52.45891; -1.27293

Willey is a rural village and civil parish in the English county of Warwickshire. In the 2001 census it had a population of 95, increasing to 155 at the 2011 census.[1]

Administratively it forms part of the borough of Rugby; geographically it is just west of the A5 road (Watling Street) that marks the county boundary with Leicestershire. However its proximity to the Fosse Way is indicated by its inclusion in the Fosse ward of the borough and the Fosse division of the county.

The village pub in Willey is called the "Sarah Mansfield"; it gained that name in the 1970s, when the then licensee named it in honour of his grandmother.

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  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 2 January 2016. 

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