Ansty is a village and civil parish just outside the outskirts of Coventry, about 5 miles northeast of the city centre. Ansty was part of the County of the City of Coventry until that county was dissolved in 1842. Ansty is on the Oxford Canal and the B4065 road, which used to be the main road between Coventry and Hinckley. The junction between the M6 and M69 motorways and A46 road is 1 mile southwest of the village.
The Domesday Book of 1086 mentions Ansty as part of the hundred of Brinklow. The main landowner was Lady Godiva. Its toponym comes from Old English Ānstīg meaning "one-path", i.e. "lonely or narrow path" or "path linking other paths".
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Ansty, Rugby, United Kingdom
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