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Gentleshaw, Staffordshire

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Gentleshaw, Staffordshire

Gentleshaw is a village and hamlet in Staffordshire located about midway between Cannock and Lichfield, and about a mile north of Burntwood. Although it is now part of Longdon civil parish, it has a Parish Church and a primary school. Gentleshaw Common is a Site of Special Scientific Interest on the south-west side of the church, and forms the south westerly part of Cannock Chase AONB.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0511
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire

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


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

Gentleshaw, eccl. dist. and hamlet, Longdon and cannock pars., W. Staffordshire, pop. 800; hamlet, 4 miles E. of Cannock sta.; P.O.

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