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Horton, Staffordshire

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Horton, Staffordshire

Horton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Staffordshire. It is situated about 3 miles (5 km) W of Leek. Horton Hall is a Jacobean manor house, built on the site of an earlier house dating back to the 12th Century. It was in the ownership of the Edge family from the 1330s until 1710. It was damaged in the English Civil War, and rebuilt by Timothy Edge from 1653; his initials with the date occur on the lintel of the gateway in the garden.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ9457
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire

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

Horton, par. and vil., N. Staffordshire, 3¾ miles NW. of Leek, 4975 ac. (92 water), pop. 1201; in vicinity of vil. is the Caldon Canal reservoir, 1¾ mile long.

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