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Shenstone is a village and civil parish in Staffordshire, England, close to Stonnall and between Lichfield and Birmingham. In a recent survey Shenstone was found to be one of the ten worst places in England for finding single women.
The parish also contains the village of Stonnall.
Shenstone is served by Shenstone railway station on the Cross-City railway line. The village also has an infrequent bus service that operates every 2 hours Monday to Saturday. It is operated by Arriva Midlands and is the route 35B which runs from Walsall to Lichfield via Aldridge, Stonnall and Shenstone. Shenstone Lodge school lies on the Lichfield-Sutton Coldfield road.
Shenstone was formerly the manufacturing home of the Norton Motorcycle. The old factory still remains on the outskirts of the village.
The British actress Helen Baxendale and British astronaut Richard Edwards grew up in the village.
The village is served by 4 public houses: The Fox & Hounds, The Railway, The Plough and The Bull's Head.
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- Parish Council website
- St. John's Church, Shenstone
- The Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society: A Landscape Survey of the Parish of Shenstone
- GENUKI: Shenstone (Quotes from historical documents)
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