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Idlicote, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Idlicote, a parish in Warwickshire, 2¼ miles NNE of Shipston-on-Stour. Post town, Shipston-on-Stour. Acreage, 1419; population, 62. The manor belonged to the monks of Kenilworth, passed through various hands, and belongs now to the Earl of Macclesfield. Idlieote House, the manor house, is a handsome edifice in the Tudor style, and commands extensive views. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; gross value,, £227 with residence. The church is Norman, and contains a Norman font.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWarwickshire 
Ecclesiastical parishIdlicote St. James 
Poor Law unionShipston-upon-Stour 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The Warwickshire County Record Office hold the following registers for Idlicote:


Most of the records prior to 1911 have been digitised and are available on

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Idlicote from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Warwickshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Idlicote are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Warwickshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtCV36
Post TownShipston-On-Stour