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Tixall, Staffordshire

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Tixall, Staffordshire

Tixall is a small village and former civil parish in the English county of Staffordshire lying on the western side of the Trent valley between Rugeley and Stone, Staffordshire and roughly 4 miles east of Stafford. Deriving from the Old English 'Ticheshale' the name is said to mean 'hollow of the goats'.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ9722
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire

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

Ticks Hall ~ Tixal ~ Ticheshale

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

Tixall, par. and vil., in co. and 3½ miles E. of Stafford, 2369 ac., pop. 226; P.O.; near vil. is Tixall Hall, seat; on Tixall Heath are two barrows.

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