Place:Barcheston, Warwickshire, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.033°N 1.6°W
Located inWarwickshire, England
See alsoKington Hundred, Warwickshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Brailes 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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Barcheston is a village and civil parish in the Stratford district of Warwickshire, England. It is on the east bank of the River Stour, opposite Shipston-on-Stour. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 134.

The first English tapestry factory was the Sheldon Looms, established here in Warwickshire by William Sheldon about the middle of the 16th century. The tapestries produced here compare well with the finest contemporary Flemish weavings. Some of these consisted of large tapestry maps of English counties.

An outline of Barcheston's history can be found in the Victoria County History, Warwickshire.

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