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Thurlaston - 18th century windmill. Thurlaston was referred to as 'Torlavestone' in the Domesday Book, probably after one of its Saxon possessors.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3BZ (1 miles, 2 km)

 

The parish includes not only Harborough Magna village, but also the hamlets of Harborough Parva and, on the bank of the Oxford Canal, Cathiron. The present church is mostly 14th century with restorations made in 1869.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 0HJ (1 miles, 2 km)

 

Frankton - Held by monks Close to the River Leam, this village was known as "Francheton" at the time of the Domesday Survery.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 9PH (1 miles, 2 km)

 

Newbold-on-Avon - Disused tunnel. Newbold is on the Oxford Canal and has been part of Rugby since 1931. There are two canal-side pubs and next to the churchyard is a disused tunnel of interest to the canal explorer.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 1HR (1 miles, 2 km)

 

Willey - Annual fair. This is another village with a small population. It became important when, with a charter granted by Henry III, it started having an annual fair and weekly market.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3BZ (1 miles, 2 km)

 

Rugby is an attractive market town on the eastern edge of Warwickshire, on the River Avon. Rugby is 13 miles east of Coventry near the borders of Northamptonshire and Leicestershire.

Warwickshire, CV21 3DU (1 miles, 2 km)

 

Willoughby - Willow trees. The name of this village is said to be derived from the willow trees that once grew here by the brook.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3BZ (1 miles, 2 km)

 

This village, to the north of Rugby, is in the River Swift valley. The church and the village are on a hill, hence the name.

Swift Valley, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 0EG (1 miles, 2 km)

 

Leamington Hastings - Birthplace of a philosopher. The name of this large parish is derived from the River Leam and from the Hastings family who owned the manor here in the 13th century.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 8EB (1 miles, 2 km)

 

Cathiron is a small village located on the Oxford Canal, 5 km north of Rugby.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3BZ (1 miles, 2 km)

 

Church Lawford is a small village that lies 2.5 miles west of Rugby, just off the A428.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 9EE (3 miles, 5 km)

 

This lovely village is rich in history. A place of importance since Saxon times and one of the largest parishes in the Borough. The Guy Fawkes House is close to the church. On 5 November 1605, the conspirators of the Gunpowder Plot met here

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2RR (1 miles, 2 km)