The selectable images and aerial photographs within this page present information about Warndon. Warndon is a suburb and civil parish of the City of Worcester in Worcestershire, England.
The parish, which includes the villages of Trotshill and Warndon was part of Droitwich Rural District until 1974 when it was annexed to Worcester under the Local Government Act 1972. It has a population of 10,237.
Warndon is situated on an ancient saltway, a track used to transport salt from Droitwich Spa to Worcester and then on to boats on the River Severn. The earliest church record of Warndon dates from 978AD when Bishop Oswald gave land in the Parish to Aethenoth of Smite, when the Parish was held by the Bishops of Worcester (ref C. Monkhouse). The settlement was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was spelt "Warmedun".
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Warndon Villages is a series of populated developments on the eastern side of Worcester, situated between Warndon and the M5 motorway.
There are four distinct "villages" in the development, The Harleys, The Lyppards, The Berkeleys and The Meadows, each with their own subdivisions.
Warndon Villages is home to Lyppard Grange Primary School, four nurseries, a Tesco supermarket, and a range of other facilities.
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Worcestershire (0.53 km) Worcestershire (orabbreviated Worcs) is a non-metropolitan county in the West Midlands of England. In 1974, it merged with the neighbouring county of Herefordshire to form Hereford and Worcester. This was divided in 1998, re-establishing Worcestershire as a county. The Malvern Hills forms the east–west border between the two counties, with the exception of West Malvern in Worcestershire. The county borders Herefordshire to the west, Shropshire to the north west, the West Midlands to the north east, Warwickshire to the east and Gloucestershire to the south.
Sixways Stadium (1.43 km) Sixways Stadium is a stadium in Worcester, England. It is currently used mostly for rugby union matches and is the home stadium of Worcester Rugby Football Club. The stadium is able to hold 12,024. It opened in 1975 and is located off junction 6 of the M5 motorway, which splits into six directions, hence the name sixways. Development An additional 321 seats were installed during the summer of 2006. On the 21st of September, 2006, a £23 million program of investment in Sixways was approved by Wychavon District Council.
RAF Worcester (2.63 km) RAF Worcester was an Royal Air Force relief landing ground (RLG) which was located north east of Worcester city centre, Worcestershire, England and south west of Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire. Based units No.2 Elementary Flying Training School (EFTS) flying Tiger Moths were based at Worcester between 27 October 1940 and 9 July 1945. Accidents and incidents 5 June 1940 Bristol Blenheim L1232 of No.5 Operational Training Unit overshot at night and hit a house. 17 October 1941 Tiger Moth T5856 of 2 Elementary Flying Training School (EFTS) crashed when landing.
Spetchley (2.7 km)Spetchley is a hamlet located in the County of Worcestershire, England, and lends its name to the Civil Parish in which the hamlet is located. Location Spetchley is located 0.5 miles east of the City of Worcester along the A44 road. Amenities Spetchley Park Gardens is located in the village.
Worcester Foregate Street railway station (3.61 km) Worcester Foregate Street railway station, opened by the Great Western Railway in 1860, is situated in the centre of the city of Worcester, in Worcestershire, England. It is physically the smaller of the two stations serving the city, but is more centrally located. The other station is Worcester Shrub Hill situated to the east. The station layout is unusual in that travelling east the two platforms serve different routes, rather than different directions.
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