"KENILWORTH, a parish and small town in the Kenilworth division of the hundred of Knightlow, county Warwick, 4 miles N. of Warwick, and 101 N.N.W. of London. It is a station on the London and North-Western branch line of railway. The parish, which is of large extent, is situated in a champaign country between Coventry and Warwick, and contains the hamlet of Redfern. It was anciently called Kenelworda, and was part of Stoneleigh prior to the Norman Conquest. After that event it was given by Henry I. to Geoffrey de Clinton, who founded an Austin priory for canons regular, which had a revenue at the Dissolution of £643 14s. 9d."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
|St Barnabas, Kenilworth, Church of England|
|St John the Evangelist, Kenilworth, Church of England|
|St Nicholas, Kenilworth, Church of England|
|Abbey Hill, Kenilworth, Congregationalist|
|Oaks Road, Kenilworth, Cemetery|
|Rosemary Hill, Kenilworth, Unitarian|
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