Drayton Bassett

Drayton Bassett

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Drayton Bassett is a village and civil parish in the District of Lichfield, Staffordshire, England. Nearby are the town of Tamworth and Middleton Lakes RSPB reserve, formerly a gravel quarry known in part as Drayton Bassett Pits.It formerly had a manor. Robert Peel (1788 - 1850), prime minister and creator of the Metropolitan Police Force for London, lived in Drayton Manor (now demolished and replaced by Drayton Manor Theme Park) and is buried in the vault of the parish church, St Peter.The Birmingham and Fazeley Canal runs nearby and is crossed by an unusual folly-like footbridge. The River Tame runs close to the canal. It also lies on the Heart of England Way.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Plaispublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136168634
  • 9786136168630