Cookhill

Cookhill is a village and civil parish in Worcestershire, England, on the county border near Alcester. It is close to a former Cistercian Priory of the same name.

Cookhill
Thatched cottage, Cookhill.jpg
Cookhill is located in Worcestershire
Cookhill
Cookhill
Location within Worcestershire
OS grid referenceSP053588
Civil parish
  • Cookhill
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townALCESTER
Postcode districtB49
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°13′42″N 1°55′34″W / 52.2284°N 1.9262°W / 52.2284; -1.9262Coordinates: 52°13′42″N 1°55′34″W / 52.2284°N 1.9262°W / 52.2284; -1.9262

HistoryEdit

In the Doomsday Book Cookhill is mentioned as being in the Hundred of Ash in the County of Worcestershire. The total population was of five households - 2 smallholders, 2 slaves and 1 burgess.

Notable HousesEdit

Cookhill Priory

Dragon Farm

ChurchesEdit

St. Paul's

Baptist Chapel

PoliticsEdit

Cookhill has been represented since 2017 by Rachael Maclean of the Conservative Party as part of the Redditch County Constituency, and is part of the South Redditch ward of Worcestershire County Council represented by Cllr. Anthony Hopkins. Conservatives. Representatives on Wychavon District Council are Cllr's Audrey Steel and David Wilkinson.

RoadsEdit

Within the Village the you have The Saltway, Brandheath Lane, Wood Lane, Church Lane (leading onto Cladswell, The Mearse and Dogbut's), Chamberlain Lane, Oaktree Lane and Chapel Lane, all running off the A441 main Evesham Road.

Public HousesEdit

The Nevill Arms

The Why Not

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Obituary (Sidney Harold Meteyard)". The Birmingham Post. 7 April 1947.

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