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Knowle

"KNOWLE, a chapelry in the parish of Hampton-in-Arden, Solihull division of the hundred of Hemlingford, county Warwick, 10 miles from Birmingham, its post town, 2½ S.E. of Solihull, and 1¼ mile from the Knowle station, on the Birmingham railway. The village stands on an eminence near the Birmingham and Warwick canal. The manor was formerly held by Queen Eleanor, and subsequently by Westminster Abbey. Petty sessions for the division are held here during the winter months, in conjunction with Solihull. The impropriation belongs to Leicester's Hospital, at Warwick."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Cemeteries

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Knowle area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Knowle has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SP180765 (Lat/Lon: 52.386205, -1.736960), Knowle which are provided by:
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