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Stretton-under-Fosse - Connection with Thomas Malory. The village consists of a short street of 15th, 16th, 18th and 19th century cottages, many of which are half timbered, and an 18th century Congregational Chapel.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3BZ (0 miles, 0 km)

 

The name is derived from the fact that it stands on a hill, or cliff. It is thought that there was a church here before Norman times but the present building is 13th Century. Oliver Cromwell is said to have been a pupil at Clifton.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 0BD (0 miles, 0 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 (0 miles, 0 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 (0 miles, 0 km)

 

Binley Woods - Monks' Gallows Referred to as "Bilne" in early records, the village of Binley had, at the time of the Norman Conquest, woods that were 'half a mile long and a furlong broad'.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV3 2BQ (7 miles, 11 km)

 

Grandborough - A gift from Leofric As well as the village of Grandborough, this parish also includes the hamlet of Woolscott. It was one of the 24 'towns' given by Leofric, Earl of Mercia, to the priory of Coventry, when it was founded.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 8DH (0 miles, 0 km)

 

Monks Kirby - Home of Benedictine monks. The name comes from the Priory, founded here in 1077 by Geffrey de Wirce as a cell of the Benedictine Abbey at Angiers in France.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 0QX (0 miles, 0 km)

 

Wolston is located halfway between Rugby and Coventry. The south part of the main street of Wolston is very pretty, with a stream flowing through it and the houses on either side approached by way of small bridges.

Rugby, Warwickshire, CV8 3HG (0 miles, 0 km)

 

Bourton is a small village located to the south west of Rugby, along with the nearby hamlet of Draycote it forms the parish of Bourton and Draycote. Also in this parish is draycote water, which is a haven for wildlife.

Warwickshire, CV239QS (5 miles, 8 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 (0 miles, 0 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 (0 miles, 0 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 (0 miles, 0 km)