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Salt, Staffordshire

Salt is a compact village three miles northeast of Stafford, England situated half a mile southwest of the A51 trunk road and lying on elevated ground above the western side of the Trent valley. The village has an ancient public house with a thatched roof, The Hollybush Inn, dating from the 17th century, reputedly much older, and a village hall. The village church is dedicated to St James the Great and was built on land donated by the Earl of Shrewsbury and largely paid for by him.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ9527
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
 

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

Selte

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

Salt, eccl. dist., township, and vil. with ry. sta., Stafford St Mary and Chad par., Staffordshire - dist., pop. 689; township (Salt with Enson), 1677 ac., pop. 427; vil., 3½ miles NE. of Stafford; P.O.

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