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Colton, Staffordshire

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Colton, Staffordshire

Colton is a village and civil parish in Lichfield District, Staffordshire, England. It is situated just outside the town of Rugeley. Colton is the home to Border Collie Trust GB, a registered charity rescuing and rehoming Border Collies and Collie crosses throughout the UK. There is also a village hall and a small church. There is a bypass that has just been built near Rugeley the town nearest Colton. There is also a park for young children.
DistrictLichfield
Post townRUGELEY
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0520
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01889
 

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

Coltone ~ Coltune

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

Colton, par. and vil., E. Staffordshire, near river Trent and Grand Trunk Canal, 1 mile N. of Rugeley ry. sta., 3692 ac., pop. 678; P.O.; 1 mile E. of sta. is Colton Hall.

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