"KINETON, (or Kington), a parish and decayed market town in the hundred of Kington, county Warwick, 11 miles S.W. of Warwick, its post town, 12 N.W. of Banbury, and 6 from Harbury station, on the Oxford and Birmingham Junction line of railway. It is situated on rising ground near a branch of the river Avon, and in the midst of a valley. A small brook runs through the parish. It contains the hamlet of Little Kineton and the chapelry of Combrook under Edge Hill, where Charles I. was defeated in 1642."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]