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Needwood, Staffordshire

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Needwood, Staffordshire

Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK1824
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire

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

Needwood Forest

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

Needwood Forest, former forest, in E. of Staffordshire, which extended along the river Trent at boundary with Derbyshire, and thence westward from vicinity of Burton upon Trent; was 20 miles in circuit, covered about 10,000 ac., and was a royal forest down to the time of Charles I. Needwood House, seat, is 4½ miles NW. of Burton upon Trent.

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