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Pinley, Warwickshire

Historical Description

Pinley, a township in Rowington parish, Warwickshire, 1½ mile N of Claverdon station on the Stratford-on-Avon and Alcester section of the G.W.R., and 3 miles E by N of Henley-in-Arden. Pinley Abbey is the chief residence. A Benedictine nunnery cell was founded here at the Norman Conquest by R. de Pilardinton, and has left some remains at a farmhouse.

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 
Civil parishClaverdon 
Poor Law unionWarwick 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Pinley from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Pinley 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 districtCV3
Post TownCoventry