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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
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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