A report on Warwickshire

Warwick Castle
Chesterton Windmill
Warwickshire in 1832
Kenilworth Castle
Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick from Church Street
The West Coast Main Line at Rugby
The Oxford Canal at Napton-on-the-Hill

County in the West Midlands region of England.

- Warwickshire
Warwick Castle

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City and metropolitan borough in the county of West Midlands in England.

City and metropolitan borough in the county of West Midlands in England.

The charters of 1166 and 1189 established Birmingham as a market town and seigneurial borough.
The East Prospect of Birmingham (1732), engraving by William Westley
Matthew Boulton, a prominent early industrialist
The Soho Manufactory of 1765 – pioneer of the factory system and the industrial steam engine
Thomas Attwood addressing a 200,000-strong meeting of the Birmingham Political Union during the Days of May 1832 – oil on canvas by Benjamin Haydon (c. 1832–1833)
Ruins of the Bull Ring, destroyed during the Birmingham Blitz, 1940
Aftermath of the bomb attack on the Mulberry Bush Pub during the pub bombings of 1974
World leaders meet in Birmingham for the 1998 G8 Summit
The Council House, headquarters of Birmingham City Council
Birmingham and the wider West Midlands Built-up Area seen from ESA Sentinel-2
The city as seen from Studley Tower in Highgate.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Historical population of Birmingham, between 1651 and 2011
Colmore Row, at the heart of Birmingham's Business District, is traditionally the most prestigious business address in the city.
The Jaguar F-Type, made by Jaguar Land Rover at Castle Bromwich Assembly
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conducting the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall
Birmingham Town Hall dating from 1834, one of the most prominent music venues in the city
Black Sabbath, pioneers of heavy metal, formed in Birmingham in 1968.
The Birmingham Hippodrome, home of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, is the UK's busiest single theatre.
W. H. Auden grew up in the Birmingham area and resided there for much of his early life.
Rhyl Sands (c.1854), by David Cox, a major figure in the Birmingham School of landscape artists
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Digbeth Institute, an influential music venue since the 1960s
Birmingham's St Patrick's Day parade, the largest in Europe outside Dublin,
is the city's largest single-day event.
Simpsons in Edgbaston, one of the city's five Michelin-starred restaurants
17 & 19 Newhall Street, constructed in Birmingham's characteristic Victorian red brick and terracotta style
The iconic Selfridges Building,
by architects Future Systems
The Old Crown Pub is one of the oldest buildings in Birmingham.
The Gravelly Hill Interchange, where the M6 motorway meets the Aston Expressway, is the original Spaghetti Junction.
Birmingham New Street is the largest and busiest railway station in the UK outside London.
The West Midlands Metro is the growing tram system in Birmingham.
National Express West Midlands operates most of the major bus routes in Birmingham.
University of Birmingham
Aston University
Moseley School, one of the largest of the city's 77 secondary schools
The Library of Birmingham is the new home for the largest municipal library in Europe.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Edgbaston houses the largest single floor critical care unit in the world.
Aston Villa vs Birmingham City in the Second City derby at Villa Park
Test cricket at Edgbaston Cricket Ground
International athletics at the National Indoor Arena
The Electric is the oldest working cinema in the UK.
The Mailbox, headquarters of BBC Birmingham
An aerial photograph of Birmingham in 1946
The Bull by Laurence Broderick at the shopping centre "The Bull Ring"

Historically a market town in Warwickshire in the medieval period, Birmingham grew during the 18th century during the Midlands Enlightenment and during the Industrial Revolution, which saw advances in science, technology and economic development, producing a series of innovations that laid many of the foundations of modern industrial society.

Historic map of Stratford in 1902


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Historic map of Stratford in 1902
Stratford-upon-Avon Town Hall, home to Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council
View over Stratford with the River Avon and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Inland summer cloud development, July 2010, Stratford is denoted by the yellow dot.
Hotel Indigo (formerly The Falcon Hotel) is one of many employers in the hospitality industry within Stratford.
High Street, Stratford-Upon-Avon
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre showing the embedded Swan Theatre
Shakespeare's Birthplace
Some of the many cafés and restaurants along Sheep Street
Some of the recently uncovered wall paintings
Stratford-upon-Avon railway station
A boat tour of the Avon in a converted barge
Part of King Edward VI Grammar School
Stratford Racecourse
Holy Trinity Church
The 15th century Guildhall and Almshouses on Church Street
Clopton Bridge allowed trade to flourish in Stratford
The original Shakespeare Memorial Theatre of 1879
Map of Stratford

Stratford-upon-Avon, commonly known as just Stratford, is a market town and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon district, in the county of Warwickshire, in the West Midlands region of England.


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City in the West Midlands, England.

City in the West Midlands, England.

The coat of arms of Coventry in stained glass in Holy Trinity Church
Broadgate, Coventry, in 1917
A 1972 Hillman Avenger, produced in Coventry by Chrysler Competitions Department
Coventry precinct with spire of ruined cathedral in the background, before the Coventry 2021 preparations.
Market Way, 1964
View of Broadgate towards the Upper Precinct and Lower Precinct, part of the city's post-war development under the Gibson Plan
The ruins of the old cathedral
Two of Coventry's "three spires"
Exhibits in Coventry Police Museum
The Council House, Coventry
Godiva Festival, a major event on the Coventry arts and culture calendar
Warwick Arts Centre in Warwick University Campus in the 1990s
Broadgate Square in Coventry
CBS Arena in 2007, then called the Ricoh Arena.
Coventry's skyline (view from the footbridge over the railway by Central 6 shopping centre). The three spires are: Holy Trinity (left), remaining spire of the ruined (bombed) cathedral and the remaining spire of the ruined Christ Church (right).
The "Whittle Arch" outside the Transport Museum, named after Sir Frank Whittle
Millennium Square by night, showing the Time Zone Clock designed by Francoise Schein with the Whittle Arch soaring above
The city centre at night, seen in April 2013
Coventry railway station
Coventry Canal Basin
The Alan Berry building, Coventry University.
The Coventry city flag, showing Lady Godiva
Statue of Lady Godiva
Statue commemorating James Starley
Coventry city centre being redeveloped in 1936 during modernisation

Historically part of Warwickshire, Coventry had a population of 316,915 at the 2011 census, making it the 9th largest city in England and the 11th largest in the United Kingdom.

An old map of Warwick published around 1610 by John Speed; the castle is in the south of the town, next to the River Avon.


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An old map of Warwick published around 1610 by John Speed; the castle is in the south of the town, next to the River Avon.
Warwick Castle
Warwick Castle, 2016
West Gate, and Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick
Houses opposite the Lord Leycester Hospital. The red brick indicates the Friends Meeting House where the Great Fire of Warwick began in 1694
View of the bridge ruins from Warwick Castle
The Eastgate, Warwick
Collegiate Church of St Mary from Church Street
Shire Hall, Warwick, the meeting place of Warwickshire County Council
Map of Leamington, Warwick and Whitnash
IBM at Warwick
Warwick Folk Festival Montage, 2014
Market Hall museum, in the Market Square
A panorama of the club from 2021
Aylesford School
The 1879 facade of the school
Market Square
Warwick Castle
Warwick railway station
Warwick bus station near the Lord Leycester Hospital
River Avon at Warwick, near the castle.

Warwick is a market town, civil parish and the county town of Warwickshire, England, adjacent to the River Avon.

Lansdowne Crescent

Leamington Spa

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Lansdowne Crescent
Royal Pump Rooms and Baths
The Victoria Bridge over the Leam
Leamington Spa Town Hall (1884) with Queen Victoria's statue
All Saints' Church
St John the Baptist's Church (Church of England)
Christmas Lights in Livery street
Leamington Spa railway station
Map of Leamington, Warwick and Whitnash

Royal Leamington Spa, commonly known as Leamington Spa or simply Leamington, is a spa town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England.

Some ruins of Nuneaton Priory from which the town gained its name. Part of the church was reconstructed in the 19th and early 20th centuries


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Some ruins of Nuneaton Priory from which the town gained its name. Part of the church was reconstructed in the 19th and early 20th centuries
A map of Nuneaton
Nuneaton Town Hall (1934) the headquarters of Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council.
Ropewalk Shopping Centre
St Nicolas Parish Church
Nuneaton railway station
Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery, Riversley Park, home of collection on writer George Eliot
Statue of George Eliot on Newdegate Square
George Eliot, born in Nuneaton
Ken Loach, film director

Nuneaton is a market town in the Borough of Nuneaton and Bedworth in northern Warwickshire, England, close to the county border with Leicestershire and West Midlands County.

The hand axe discovered in 1970s in Hallow. Potentially the first Early Middle Palaeolithic artefact from the West Midlands.


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County in the West Midlands of England.

County in the West Midlands of England.

The hand axe discovered in 1970s in Hallow. Potentially the first Early Middle Palaeolithic artefact from the West Midlands.
The Battle of Powick Bridge on the River Teme on 23 September 1642 began the English Civil War.
Halesowen was an exclave of neighbouring Shropshire until 1844 when it was reincorporated into Worcestershire. It is now within the metropolitan county of the West Midlands.
Broadway Tower, one of several Worcestershire follies
Summit of the Worcestershire Beacon in the Malvern Hills, the county's highest point
Honeybourne railway station on the Cotswold Line and the potential Honeybourne Line
New Road is the home of Worcestershire County Cricket Club, across the River Severn from Worcester Cathedral.
Classical composer Sir Edward Elgar was born in this house in Broadheath, Worcestershire, currently used as the Elgar Birthplace Museum.
Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce - the invention of two Worcester chemists
Due to its cathedral (pictured), the county town of Worcester is the only settlement in the county with city status.

The county borders Herefordshire to the west, Shropshire to the north-west, Staffordshire only just to the north, West Midlands to the north and north-east, Warwickshire to the east and Gloucestershire to the south.

John Speed's c. 1611 map of Staffordshire, showing the county's historic boundaries and its hundreds


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Landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

Landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

John Speed's c. 1611 map of Staffordshire, showing the county's historic boundaries and its hundreds
Lichfield Cathedral
The Staffordshire Hoard, discovered in a field near Lichfield in July 2009, is perhaps the most important collection of Anglo-Saxon objects found in England.
Stafford town centre
Mow Cop Castle on the Staffordshire Moorlands
Stone railway station in Stone
The Broad Eye Windmill in Stafford, home of Windmill Broadcasting
Stafford Shire Hall
Boscobel House
Tamworth Castle
Lichfield Cathedral
Weston Park
Wightwick Manor
The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal
Map of Staffordshire and its hundreds, by Wenceslas Hollar, c. 1627–1677

It borders Cheshire to the northwest, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the southeast, the West Midlands County and Worcestershire to the south, and Shropshire to the west.

Stratford-on-Avon District

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Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon. The headquarters of Stratford-on-Avon District Council

Stratford-on-Avon is a local government district in southern Warwickshire, England.

Rugby High Street in 1830

Rugby, Warwickshire

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Rugby High Street in 1830
Late 19th century map of Rugby
Rugby School.
Regent Street and the tower of St Andrew's Church
Map of Rugby
Aerial photograph of Rugby from the north-east.
Rugby Town Hall – The headquarters of Rugby Borough Council
The Rugby Art Gallery, Museum and Library
The GE Power engineering facility in Rugby.
Rugby cement works at New Bilton
Headquarters of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) in Rugby.
Rugby Radio Station (now demolished)
William Webb Ellis' statue
St Andrew's Church
St Marie's Church
Rugby School, (from left to right) New Quad Buildings, Chapel and War Memorial Chapel.
Rugby Clock Tower
Rugby railway station
Newbold canal tunnel on the Oxford Canal at Rugby

Rugby is a market town in eastern Warwickshire, England, close to the River Avon.