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Wappenbury

A small historic village, set within the bounds of an Iron Age hill fort, located about five miles to the north east of Leamington Spa.

In 1348, Wappenbury was overrun by the Black Death, resulting in the death of about 200 villagers.

Wappenbury Hall

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The long-time home of Sir William Lyons, founder of Jaguar Cars Ltd.

Location
Wappenbury, Leamington Spa CV33 9DW, on the road linking the B4453 with the village of Eathorpe.

Date
1937 - 1985

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