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Blithbury, Staffordshire

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Blithbury, Staffordshire

Blithbury is a small village in Lichfield District, Staffordshire, England. Part of the civil parish of Mavesyn Ridware, it lies near the River Blithe, about 3 miles north of Handsacre, 3 miles north-east of Rugeley, and 3 miles south of Abbots Bromley. The public house bears the name The Bull and Spectacles. In the 19th century it had the more common name of Bull's Head. In the first half of the 12th century religious houses for monks and nuns were founded at Blithbury.
DistrictLichfield
Post townRUGELEY
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0820
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
 

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