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Gailey, Staffordshire

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Gailey, Staffordshire

Gailey is a small village in Staffordshire, England. It is at the junction of the A5 and A449 roads, and is on the boundary of the parishes of Brewood and Coven and Penkridge, in South Staffordshire. The village was in existence at the time of the Domesday Book (1086) when it was referred to as Gragelie. In the 19th century, Gailey was also known as Spread Eagle, from the name of the pub adjacent to the road junction. In 1837, the Grand Junction Railway built a railway station in the village.
DistrictSouth Staffordshire
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ9110
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01902

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

Gailey Cum Hatherton ~ Gragelie

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

Gailey, hamlet with ry. sta., Penkridge par., in co. and 6 miles S. of Stafford; P.O.

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