Place:Barton-on-the-Heath, Warwickshire, England

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NameBarton-on-the-Heath
TypeParish
Located inWarwickshire, England
See alsoBrailes Rural, Warwickshire, Englandrural district in which it was located until 1931
Shipston-on-Stour Rural, Warwickshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1931-1974
Stratford-on-Avon (district), Warwickshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been located since 1974
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Barton-on-the-Heath is a village and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon district of Warwickshire, England. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 85. The village is in the extreme south of Warwickshire, close to the borders with Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire. There is a church, dedicated to St Lawrence.

Robert Dover, organizer of the Cotswold Olimpick games, died at Shirley Farm, Barton in July 1652. His grandson, the lawyer and playwright, John Dover, was born there in October 1644.

Thomas Dover was born here in 1660.

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