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Stretton is a small, dispersed village in South Staffordshire, England. It is situated just north of the A5 road near to the village of Lapley. The A5 is Watling Street, a notable Roman Road, and another Roman road passes through Stretton from Mediolanum (Whitchurch), forming a junction with Watling Street near to the bridge over the River Penk. (On the other side of the river was the now-deserted Roman settlement of Pennocrucium.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Stretton, Staffordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Stretton, township and vil., Penkridge par., Staffordshire - township, 1585 ac., pop. 233; vil., 3 miles SW. of Penkridge; P.O.; Stretton Hall and Stretton House are seats.
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