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All Saints' Church, Withybrook
Withybrook is located in Warwickshire
Location within Warwickshire
Population255 (2021)
OS grid referenceSP434841
Civil parish
  • Withybrook
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtCV7
Dialling code01455
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°27′11″N 1°21′46″W / 52.45314°N 1.36279°W / 52.45314; -1.36279Coordinates: 52°27′11″N 1°21′46″W / 52.45314°N 1.36279°W / 52.45314; -1.36279

Withybrook is a rural village and civil parish in the English county of Warwickshire. Its population was 255 at the 2021 census, increased slightly from 242 at the 2011 census.[1]

The village is located in a valley of a small brook, which is a tributary of the River Sowe. It sits just west of the old Fosse Way, about halfway between Nuneaton and Rugby on the B4112 road, and about 7 miles (11 km) north-east of Coventry.[2] Administratively it forms part of the borough of Rugby.

The grade II* listed, village church of All Saints, dates from the 14th century.[3] It was extensively restored in 1995. There is a pub in the village called The Pheasant.[4] The village hall has a varied programme of social events throughout the year.[5]

About one mile west of the village, is the deserted medieval village of Hopsford.[6][4]

The village came to the attention of the national news in August 2005, when a local farmer Michael Boffey was killed by car thieves who were trying to steal his Land Rover. Two men from Leicester were later convicted of his manslaughter.[7]


  1. ^ "WITHYBROOK Parish in West Midlands". City Population. Retrieved 6 December 2022.
  2. ^ "Parishes: Withybrook". British History Online. Retrieved 6 December 2022.
  3. ^ "Church of All Saints A Grade II* Listed Building in Withybrook, Warwickshire". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 6 December 2022.
  4. ^ a b Allen, Geoff (2000). Warwickshire Towns & Villages. Page 155. ISBN 1-85058-642-X
  5. ^ "Withybrook Village Hall". Withybrook Village. Retrieved 7 December 2022.
  6. ^ "HOPSFORD DESERTED MEDIEVAL SETTLEMENT". Our Warwickshire. Retrieved 7 December 2022.
  7. ^ "Man admits farmer's manslaughter". BBC News. 3 January 2006. Retrieved 6 December 2022.

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