Long Itchington

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"LONG ITCHINGTON, a parish in the Southam division of the hundred of Knightlow, county Warwick, 2 miles N.W. of Southam, and 2 from the Marton station, on the London and North-Western railway. It is situated on the river Ichene, or Watergall, and near the Warwick canal. It contains the hamlets of Stoney Thorpe and Bascote. It was the birth-place of St. Wulfstan, and came through the Odingsells, &c., to Dudley, Earl of Leicester, who entertained Queen Elizabeth here on her way to Kenilworth, in 1575. Blue limestone is abundant."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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