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Endon, Staffordshire

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Endon, Staffordshire

Endon is a village within the Staffordshire Moorlands district of Staffordshire, England. It is 4 miles southwest of Leek and 6 miles north-northeast of Stoke-on-Trent. The village is one of only a few outside Derbyshire which practises the ancient custom of Well dressing. A weekend fayre accompanies the dressing of the well at which a local girl is crowned as the Well Dressing Queen.
DistrictStaffordshire Moorlands
Post townSTOKE-ON-TRENT
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ9253
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01782
 

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

Enedun

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

Endon, vil. and township (Endon with Longsdon and Stanley) with ry. sta., Leek par., N. Staffordshire -- township, 5457 ac. (52 water), pop. 1560; vil., 4½ miles SW. of Leek; P.O.; has half-yearly fairs.

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