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Forton, Staffordshire

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Forton, Staffordshire

Forton is a small village on the Staffordshire/Shropshire situated east of the market town of Newport, Shropshire. Situated around Forton Hall and the 14th century All Saints church and sited on the Roman road Via Devana and the modern A519 road between Newport and Newcastle-under-Lyme
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ7521
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
 

Other names by which Forton, Staffordshire has been known in the past

Forton and Mere

Forton, Staffordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Forton, par., W. Staffordshire, on border of co., 1½ mile NE. of Newport, 3740 ac. (217 water), pop. 541.

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