Newnham Paddox, Warwickshire

Description

Newnham Paddox, a hamlet in Monks Kirby parish, Warwickshire, near Watling Street and the Fosse Way, 5 1/2 miles NNW of Rugby. Newnham Paddox House has been the seat of the Feildings, Earls of Denbigh, since the time of Henry VI.; is a handsome and commodious mansion; was restored by Wyatt; and contains a choice collection of family portraits, works of art, and articles of vertu. A Roman Catholic chapel is attached to the house, and contains a fine carved reredos and an altar in coloured marbles.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Maps

Old maps of Newnham Paddox are available on the old-maps.co.uk site, and a current map is available on the Streetmap.co.uk site.


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Warwickshire 1619 is available on the Heraldry page.