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Ramshorn, Staffordshire

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Ramshorn, Staffordshire

The tiny hamlet of Ramsor (Methodist spelling) in North Staffordshire played a significant part in the origins of Primitive Methodism. Listed in the Domesday Book as Ramshorn, this ancient hamlet is a typical example of the depopulation of the countryside. Very little now remains of this village apart from a few farms and cottages. The Primitive Methodist Chapel is the only surviving public building.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0845
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
 

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

Ramshorn, township, Ellastone par., Staffordshire, 5½ miles NE. of Cheadle, 1509 ac., pop. 101.

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