Cresswell, Staffordshire

Cresswell, Staffordshire

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Cresswell is a village in Staffordshire, England. It is approximately one mile SE of Blythe Bridge and has a population of approximately 300.The "Izaak Walton" public house and restaurant is named after the seventeenth-century fisherman whose book The Compleat Angler is still in publication today. Walton was born in Stafford, and legend has it that he fished in the River Blithe, which is near the pub.During the English Civil War Staffordshire saw a great deal of conflict. The local manor house Paynsley Hall was first held for Charles I, then garrisoned by Parliamentarian forces before being destroyed.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Secut Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136164361
  • 9786136164366