Hoar Cross

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Coordinates: 52°47′24″N 1°48′00″W / 52.790°N 1.800°W / 52.790; -1.800

Hoar Cross
Hoar Cross is located in Staffordshire
Hoar Cross
Hoar Cross
 Hoar Cross shown within Staffordshire
OS grid reference SK132232
District East Staffordshire
Shire county Staffordshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BURTON-ON-TRENT
Postcode district DE13
Dialling code 01283
Police Staffordshire
Fire Staffordshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Lichfield
List of places
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Staffordshire

Hoar Cross is a small village and civil parish in the Borough of East Staffordshire, situated approximately 7 miles (11 km) west of Burton upon Trent.

Holy Angels church, Hoar Cross.

Surrounded by agricultural land, Hoar Cross is in a notably affluent part of the East Staffordshire borough, nestled in the hills of the ancient Needwood Forest (now part of the National Forest). The Anglican parish church of Hoar Cross is Holy Angels' Church, in the Diocese of Lichfield. It was built by the pious Anglo-Catholic, Emily Charlotte Meynall-Ingram (sister of Charles Wood, 2nd Viscount Halifax) as a memorial to her late husband Hugo Francis Meynell Ingram. The church - an extremely elaborate edifice - was designed by George Frederick Bodley and Thomas Garner. One of its more famous features is a highly elaborate set of Stations of the Cross.

Local attractions[edit]

19th century mansion Hoar Cross Hall, which is a hotel and health spa, is situated 12-mile (0.80 km) to the west of Hoar Cross village.

External links[edit]

Media related to Hoar Cross at Wikimedia Commons