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Branston, Staffordshire

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Branston, Staffordshire

Branston is a village in Staffordshire, England. Branston was originally a small village beside the River Trent and lies to the south of Burton upon Trent. It spread in the 19th century along the main Burton to Lichfield road, which is now the dual carriageway A38. There is much 19th- and 20th-century housing along Clays Lane, north of the village, and along Burton Road to the east. Elsewhere, the land is mainly farmland, with the former Sinai Park in the northern part of the township.
DistrictEast Staffordshire
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK2221
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01283

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

Branson ~ Branstone ~ Brantestone

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

Branstone, township, is par. and 2 miles SW. of Burton-on-Tent, E. Staffordshire, pop. 991; P.O.

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