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Longnor, Staffordshire

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Longnor, Staffordshire

Longnor is a village in the Staffordshire Peak District, England. The settlement dates from early times, the first recorded Church building being in the Middle Ages. The village was named Longenalre in the Domesday Book. Located on a major crossroads, Longnor was a significant market town in the 18th century. It lies on the north bank of the River Manifold, on a limestone ridge between the Manifold and the River Dove.
DistrictStaffordshire Moorlands
Post townBuxton
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0864
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01298

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

Longnor, township and vil., Alstonefield par., Staffordshire, on river Manifold, 6 miles SE. of Buxton, 813 ac., pop. 534; P.O., T.O.

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