Stratford on Avon

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"STRATFORD-ON-AVON, a borough in the parish of Old Stratford, Stratford division of Barlichway hundred, county Warwick, 8 miles S.W. of Warwick, and 94 from London by road. It is a station on the junction line of the Great Western with the West Midland railways, and there is a goods line from the termination of the canal to near Morton-in-the-Marsh, in Gloucestershire, and is favourably situated for trade on the right bank of the Avon, which here becomes navigable, and at the junction of the Stratford-on-Avon canal."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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