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Wychnor, Staffordshire

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Wychnor, Staffordshire

Wychnor (or Wichnor) is a civil parish in Staffordshire, England, situated in the East Staffordshire local government district adjoining Alrewas and Barton-under-Needwood. It is situated on the A38, formerly the Roman road Ryknild Street, and contains the hamlet of Wychnor Bridges where the A38 crosses the River Trent. The Trent and Mersey Canal passes through the parish, and there is a railway junction where the South Staffordshire Line joins the Cross Country Route.
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK1716
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire

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

Whichenour ~ Whichenoure ~ Wichenore ~ Wichnor ~ Wicenor

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

Wichnor, township, Tatenhill par., Staffordshire, on river Trent, 5½ miles NE. of Lichfield, pop. 173; contains Wichnor Park, seat.

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