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Croxden, Staffordshire

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Croxden, Staffordshire

Croxden is a village in the county of Staffordshire, England, south of Alton and north of Uttoxeter. The village is the site of Croxden Abbey, founded in 1176 by the Cistercians, but now ruined. It is privately owned and in the care of English Heritage.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0639
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
 

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

Crochesdene

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

Croxden, par., N. Staffordshire, 5 miles NW. of Uttoxeter, 2644 ac., pop. 181; contains Croxden House, seat, and the ruins of C. Abbey, founded 1176.

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