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Rocester, Staffordshire

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Rocester, Staffordshire

Rocester is a village and civil parish in the East Staffordshire district of Staffordshire, England. Its name is spelt Rowcestre in the Domesday Book.
DistrictEast Staffordshire
Post townUTTOXETER
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK1039
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
 

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

Rowecetre

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

Rocester, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Rocester Junction), Staffordshire, near the confluence of the Dove and the Churnet, 4½ miles N. of Uttoxeter, 2623 ac., pop. 1220; P.O., T.O.; an abbey was founded here in 1146.

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