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Spath, Staffordshire

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Spath, Staffordshire

Spath, is a small village north of Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England. Spath is on the River Tean and is divided from Uttoxeter by the A50 road. In UK railway history, Spath is notable as the site of the first automatic (i.e. train-operated) level crossing in the United Kingdom, which came into operation on 5 February 1961.
DistrictEast Staffordshire
Post townUTTOXETER
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0835
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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