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Norton Canes, Staffordshire

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Norton Canes, Staffordshire

Norton Canes is a village and civil parish on the southern periphery of Cannock Chase District, in Staffordshire, England. It is situated 3 miles out of the centre of Cannock. At the 2001 census it had a population of 6,394. and an area of 3,746 acres of which 86% is green open space. The Cannock Chase Coalfield once had 45 collieries within 2 miles of Norton Canes, employing over 5,800 men, as well as 2 large surface mines; the last pit in the area closed in 1993.
DistrictCannock Chase
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0107
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

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

Norton Under Cannock

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

Norton Canes (or Norton under Cannock), par. and vil., Staffordshire - par. (containing part of Ogley Hay, eccl. dist.), 4077 ac., pop. 3546; vil., 5½ miles N. of Walsall; P.O.

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