Bucknall, Staffordshire

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Bucknall
Bucknall is located in Staffordshire
Bucknall
Bucknall
 Bucknall shown within Staffordshire
OS grid reference SJ905475
Unitary authority Stoke-on-Trent
Ceremonial county Staffordshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town STOKE-ON-TRENT
Postcode district ST2
Dialling code 01782
Police Staffordshire
Fire Staffordshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Stoke-on-Trent Central
List of places
UK
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Staffordshire

Coordinates: 53°01′30″N 2°08′34″W / 53.0249°N 2.1429°W / 53.0249; -2.1429

Bucknall is a suburb of Stoke-on-Trent in the county of Staffordshire.

It was recorded in the Domesday Book as having a taxable value of 0.3 geld and consisting of three ploughlands.[1]

Mitchell High School is a comprehensive school located in Bucknall that educates pupils of ages 11-16.[2] There are around 570 students on roll drawn from a community that has high levels of social deprivation.[3]

Nearby Berry Hill High School and Sports College, located on the Eaton Park/Berryhill estate is often described as within Bucknall, sharing as it does the ST2 postcode.

Ash Hall Golf Club (now defunct) first appeared in the mid 1920s. It continued until WW2.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Place: Bucknall". domesdaymap.co.uk. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mitchell High School", BBC News, 11 January 2007
  3. ^ "Mitchell High School", Ofsted, 19 January 2004
  4. ^ “Ash Hall Golf Club”, “Golf’s Missing Links”.