WESTON-UPON-AVON - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
"MILCOTE, a hamlet in the parish of Weston-upon-Avon, Alchester division of the hundred of Barlichway, county Warwick, 2½ miles S.W. of Stratford. It is a station on the Stratford branch of the West Midland railway. The hamlet is situated on the river Avon, and has ruins of the old seat of the Greville family, of whom Lodowick Greville was pressed to death for the crime of murder in the reign of Queen Elizabeth."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]