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Denstone, Staffordshire

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Denstone, Staffordshire

Denstone is a village and civil parish situated between the towns of Uttoxeter in East Staffordshire and Ashbourne in Derbyshire. It is located next to the River Churnet. The All Saints village church, vicarage and school were built by Sir Thomas Percival Heywood, 2nd Baronet in the mid nineteenth century. Denstone College is situated to the west of the village. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Denstone had a railway station of its own which closed to passengers in 1965.
DistrictEast Staffordshire
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK0940
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01889

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

Denston ~ Denestone

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

Denstone, township with ry. sta. (D. Crossing), Alton par., E. Staffordshire, on Uttoxeter Canal, 5 miles N. of Uttoxeter, 686 ac., pop. 441; P.O.

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