Forton, Staffordshire

Forton, 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. Forton is a small village on the Staffordshire/Shropshire situated east of the market town of Newport, Shropshire, it lies the west of Stafford above the River Meese and by the county boundary. It comprises the hamlets of Warton, Sutton, Forton and Meretown. The name, Forton, may mean 'settlement or town of the ford'. Situated around Forton Hall and the 14th century All Saints church and sited on the Roman road Via Devana a Roman military road connecting Chester and Colchester.and the modern A519 road between Newport and Newcastle-under-Lyme.The parish is generally referred to as Forton and Meer and now contains 266 inhabitants.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Secut Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136189909
  • 9786136189901