Hartshill is a large village in the borough of North Warwickshire,
The village is situated 3 miles northwest of
Nuneaton town centre but
is often considered as a suburb of the town despite being in the North
Warwickshire borough. The market town of
Atherstone is 4 miles to the
In the 2001 census, the civil parish of
Hartshill had a population of
3,611, decreasing to 3,596 at the 2011 Census.
Hartshill is notable because of the writer
Michael Drayton who knew
William Shakespeare. Drayton was born at Chapel Cottage in Hartshill
Green in 1563. A school in
Hartshill bears his name, called Michael
Drayton Junior School. Other schools in the village include Hartshill
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Coordinates: 52°32.39′N 1°31.2′W / 52.53983°N
1.5200°W / 52.53983; -1.5200
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