Lawford, Little

LAWFORD, LITTLE, a hamlet, in the parish of Newbold-upon-Avon, union of Rugby, Rugby division of the hundred of Knightlow, N. division of the county of Warwick, 4 miles (W.) from Rugby; containing 34 inhabitants, and comprising 410 acres. It is situated on the right bank of the river Avon, and skirted by the Oxford canal. The Boughton family had a mansion here, which, about 1800, was levelled to the ground. The manor had been previously sold by Sir Edward Boughton, Bart., to John Caldecote, Esq., who constructed a new and handsome residence at a short distance from the site of the former dwelling-house.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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