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Stanton, Staffordshire

Stanton is a small village situated at the eastern end of the Weaver Hills, Staffordshire, England. Stanton is located 146 miles north-west of London and 18.4 miles east of Stoke-on-Trent. It has a population of 232 according to the 2001 Census. Stanton is a District/Unitary Authority. The landscape around the village is mainly pastureland bounded by dry stone walls.
DistrictEast Staffordshire
Post townASHBOURNE
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK1246
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01335
Population232
 

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

Stantone

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

Stanton, township, Ellastone par., Staffordshire, 3 m. W. of Ashborne, 2027 ac., pop. 315; birthplace of Arch-bishop Sheldon (1598-1677).

Stanton, Staffordshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

STANTON, a township, in the parish of Ellastone, S. division of the hundred of Totmonslow, N. division of the county of Stafford, 3½ miles (W.) from Ashbourn; containing 393 inhabitants. The township comprises 2308a. 2r. 24p. of land, principally the property of the Earl of Shrewsbury and Lord Scarsdale. Extensive freestone-quarries are in operation. The village is seated on a pleasant acclivity above the vale of the Titbrook. A church was consecrated in Sept. 1847; it was built by subscription, and accommodates 181 persons. Gilbert Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury, was born here in 1598.

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