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Blore, Staffordshire

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Blore, Staffordshire

Blore is a small village and parish in the Staffordshire Moorlands District of England. It is on an acclivity above Dovedale, three and a half miles north west of Ashbourne, including the hamlet of Swinscoe, one mile (1.6 km) to the south and a part of the parochial chapelry of Calton. The ecclesiastical parish is Blore Ray with Okeover and the civil parish is Blore-with-Swinscoe, both with slightly different boundaries.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK1349
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire

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


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

Blore, par., N. Staffordshire, 4 miles NW. of Ashborne, 2258 ac., pop. 279; contains Blore with Swinscoe, township, 1886 ac., pop. 217.

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