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Whitmore, Staffordshire

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Whitmore, Staffordshire

Whitmore is a village and small curacy in the county of Staffordshire, England, near Newcastle-under-Lyme. The name Whitmore can be found in the Domesday book (as Witemore) and also when King John signed the Magna Carta at Runnymede. Whitmore Hall, designated a house of outstanding architectural and historical interest and a fine example of a small Carolinian manor house, is the home of the Cavenagh-Mainwaring family.
DistrictNewcastle-under-Lyme
Post townNewcastle, Staffs
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ8140
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01782
 

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

Witemore

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

Whitmore, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Staffordshire - par., 2015 ac., pop. 311; vil., 4 miles SW. of Newcastle under Lyme; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is Whitmore Hall, seat.

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