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Gnosall, Staffordshire

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Gnosall, Staffordshire

Gnosall is a large village in the Borough of Stafford, Staffordshire, England, with a population of approximately 5,000. It lies on the A518, approximately half-way between the towns of Newport and the county town of Staffordshire, Stafford. Other nearby villages include Woodseaves, Knightley, Cowley, Ranton and Haughton. The village was first mentioned in a Domesday Book, in which it was named Geneshalle.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ8321
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
 

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

Gnowshall ~ Geneshale

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

Gnosall, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in W. of co. and 6 miles SW. of Stafford, on river Rowley, 10,577 ac., pop. 2379; P.O.

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