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Yoxall, Staffordshire

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Yoxall, Staffordshire

Yoxall is a large village in Staffordshire, England. It is on the banks of the River Swarbourn on the A515 road north of Lichfield and south west of Burton upon Trent. South of the village, Yoxall bridge crosses the River Trent. The name Yoxall probably comes from Anglo-Saxon geoces halh = "yoke's nook" = "secluded piece of land small enough to be ploughed by one team of oxen, or providing feed for a yoke of oxen".
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK1418
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

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

Yoxhall ~ Yoxsell ~ Yoxwell ~ Loches ~ Iocheshale

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

Yoxall, par. and vil., Staffordshire, 8 miles SW. of Burton on Trent, 4961 ac., pop. 1301; P.O.; near vil. is Yoxall Lodge, seat.

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