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Fradswell, Staffordshire

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Fradswell, Staffordshire

Fradswell is a village in Staffordshire, England, approximately 7 miles (10 km) north-east of the City of Stafford and 7 miles north of Colwich. Fradwell was first mentioned as part of the Colwich parish in the Domesday Book, where it is listed as Frodawelle or Frodeswelle, and it is likely to have been an Anglian settlement established during the Dark Ages. The village received a church of its own in the 13th century, when the Chapel of Saint James The Less was established.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ9931
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
 

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

Frodeswelle

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

Fradswell, township, Colwich par., W. Staffordshire, 7½ miles SE. of Stone, 1442 ac., pop. 199; contains Fradswell House.

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