"OVER WHITACRE, a parish in the hundred of Hemlingford, county Warwick, 4 miles N.E. of Coleshill. The village adjoins Nether Whitacre, and is watered by the Bourne rivulet. The living is a donative curacy in the diocese of Worcester, value £150. The church, dedicated to St. Leonard, was rebuilt in 1770.
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]