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Eccleshall, Staffordshire

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Eccleshall, Staffordshire

For the district of the City of Sheffield, see Ecclesall Eccleshall is a town in Staffordshire, England. It is located seven miles north west of Stafford, and six miles west of Stone. Eccleshall is twinned with Sancerre in France.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ8329
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01785
Population6,312 (2001 census)

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

Eccleshal ~ Ecclushal ~ Echeshelle ~ Echeselle

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

Eccleshall, market town, par., and township, in co. and 7 miles NW. of Stafford -- par., 21,738 ac., pop. 4455; township, 19,755 ac., pop. 4075; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Friday; agriculture is the chief industry; Eccleshall Castle has been the seat of the bishops of Lichfield from the 13th century.

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