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Weeford, Staffordshire

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Weeford, Staffordshire

Weeford is a village and civil parish located in the Lichfield District of Staffordshire in England. It has a population of 202. The name Weeford is believed to come from the Old English Wēohford or Wēoford, and to mean "Holy ford", or "ford by a heathen temple". The medieval church is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin, and listed Grade II. It was rebuilt to its present form in 1802, to a design by James Wyatt.
DistrictLichfield
Post townLICHFIELD
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK1403
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01543
Population202
 

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

Weford ~ Weforde

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

Weeford, par. and township, Staffordshire, on Watling Street, 3½ miles SE. of Lichfield - par., 4556 ac., pop. 405; township, pop. 244.

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