The village is about six miles south west of Alcester, and is as pretty as any chocolate box or jig-
The land of the parish originally belonged to the Abbot of Kenilworth and is now divided by the busy A439 Evesham to Stratford road. The area has many fruit farms and market gardens.
The name 'Salford' comes from 'Saltford'. 'The Oxford Dictionary of Place Names' (Ekwall) says that the name could refer to the place where salt was carried over the river (presumably a salt-
The Church is Norman and is mentioned in the Doomsday book, it is dedicated to St Matthew. The church is set back in farm land and is kept open and has a convenient car park. We visited on 17 June 2006 when Eric took this photograph., It is well cared for and obviously well used. The parish covers the villages of Dunnington, Bevington, Cock Bevington and Abbot's Salford, all manors in their own right.