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Ipstones, Staffordshire

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Ipstones, Staffordshire

Ipstones is a village and civil parish in the north of the English county of Staffordshire. Ipstones is part of the Staffordshire Moorlands district; within the boundaries of the civil parish are the hamlets Foxt, Consall Forge and Bottomhouse. Ipstones Edge, to the north of the village, rises to 1,250 feet and gives views for many miles around. Ipstones is not mentioned in the Domesday book and dates from around the 12th century.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0249
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

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

Ipstones, par. and vil., Staffordshire, 4½ miles N. of Cheadle, 5697 ac., pop. 1417; P.O.; the vil. is situated on the slope of a hill called Ipstones Edge; gritstone is largely quarried here.

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