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Yardley

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"YARDLEY, a parish in the upper division of Halfshire hundred, county Worcester, 4½ miles E. of Birmingham. It is situated on the Warwickshire border, from which county it is separated by the river Cole, over which are several bridges connecting this parish with that of Aston. It is traversed by the Warwick and Birmingham canal, and by the Great Western and London and North-Western railways, the former having a station at the western end of the parish at Acock's Green, and the latter near the eastern boundary at Stechford."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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