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Stretton, Staffordshire

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Stretton, Staffordshire

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.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ8811
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire

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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