"COLESHILL, a parish and market town in the hundred of Hemlingford, in the county of Warwick, 10 miles E. of Birmingham, and 11½ N.W. of Coventry. It has a railway station on the Midland line. It is a small market, post, and petty-sessions town, and a polling and election place for the northern parliamentary division of Warwickshire. The town, which mainly consists of one long street, running from N. to S., is pleasantly situated on an eminence near the river Cole, over which is a bridge."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]