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Seighford, Staffordshire

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Seighford, Staffordshire

Seighford is a small village about 3 miles west of Stafford in Staffordshire, England. The ford across a small stream is the origin of the village's name. The village has a red sandstone church, St. Chad's and a Tudor mansion. William White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire(1851) described Seighford is a scattered village above a small brook which flows east from Latford pool to the River Sow.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ8824
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
 

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

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

Seighford, par., in co. and 2 miles NW. of Stafford, 4741 ac., pop. 756; contains Seighford Hall, seat.

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