"FILLONGLEY, a parish in the Atherstone division of the hundred of Hemlingford, county Warwick, 5 miles E. of Coleshill, and 6 N.W. of Coventry, its post town and railway station on the London and North-Western line. It includes the hamlets of Old Fillongley, Wood End, and some other small places. The village is situated in a picturesque valley. Several good trout streams take their rise in this parish. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Worcester, value £249, in the patronage of the lord chancellor."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]