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Wilnecote, Staffordshire

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Wilnecote, Staffordshire

Wilnecote is an English housing district about 3 km south east of Tamworth, Staffordshire. It is one of the largest communities in the town. Wilnecote, previously called Willowencote (and known locally as 'Win-cut', is an old coal mining, lime-burning and brick-making area centred on an ancient village on Watling Street. It has several public houses including "The Red Lion", "The Globe Inn", "The Centurion" and "The Queen's Head".
DistrictTamworth
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSK2201
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01827
Population8,121 (Ward,2001)
 

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

Wilmundecote

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

Wilnecote, township and vil. (ry. sta. Wilnecote and Fazeley), Tamworth par., and eccl. dist., partly also in Polesworth par., Warwickshire - dist., pop. 2745; township, pop. 2111; vil., 2½ miles SE. of Tarn worth; P.O.; has brick and tile works; in vicinity is Wilnecote Hall, seat.

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