Kenilworth, Warwickshire

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Kenilworth is a town in Warwickshire

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Kenilworth within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Kenilworth in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Kenilworth.-- market town and par., with ry. sta., Warwickshire, 4 miles N. of Warwick and 99 from London, 6460 ac., pop. 4150; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Wednesday. Kenilworth is chiefly famed for its castle, founded in reign of Henry I. Within its walls Queen Elizabeth and her Court were magnificently entertained by the Earl of Leicester in 1575. The castle is now one of the most celebrated ruins in England. Kenilworth possesses a grammar school, and interesting remains of an abbey founded in 1122.

Kenilworth in the Domesday Book

A village in Stoneleigh hundred, in the county of Warwickshire.

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