Stretton on Fosse is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire.
Alternative names: Stretton-on-the-Foss
Other places in the parish include: Lower Ditchford and Ditchford.
Parish church: St. Peter
Parish registers begin: 1538
Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.
Parishes adjacent to Stretton on Fosse
- Shipston on Stour
- Aston Magna
- Lower Lemington
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
Stretton-on-the-Foss, a parish, with a village, in Shipston-on-Stour district, Warwick; on the Fosse way, 4 miles NNE of Moreton r. station. Post town, Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Acres, 1,939. Real property, £2,165. Pop., 435. Houses, 99. The property is sub-divided. The living is a rectory, united with Ditchford, in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £288. Patron, Mrs. Fitzgerald. The church was rebuilt in 1842. There are a free school, and charities £15.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Stretton-on-the-Foss, 3 miles S.W. Shipston-on-Stour. P. 434
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.
- County: Warwickshire
- Civil Registration District: Shipston on Stour
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Worcester
- Rural Deanery: Blockley
- Poor Law Union: Shipston on Stour
- Hundred: Kington
- Province: Canterbury