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Armitage, Staffordshire

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Armitage, Staffordshire

Armitage is a village in Staffordshire, England on the south side of the Trent and Mersey Canal between Lichfield and Rugeley. Together with the adjacent village of Handsacre, it forms the parish of Armitage with Handsacre.
Post townRUGELEY
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0716
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01543

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

Armitage and Handsacre ~ Hermitage

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

Armitage and Handsacre, par. with ry. sta., mid. Staffordshire, on Grand Trunk Canal, 5½ miles NW. of Lichfield, 1921 ac., pop. 1283; P.O. It contains the seat of Armitage Park and the hamlet of Handsacre.

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