Denstone

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Denstone
Denstone is located in Staffordshire
Denstone
Denstone
Denstone shown within Staffordshire
Population 1,220 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SK097408
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town UTTOXETER
Postcode district ST14
Dialling code 01889
Police Staffordshire
Fire Staffordshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Staffordshire
52°57′54″N 1°51′22″W / 52.965°N 1.856°W / 52.965; -1.856Coordinates: 52°57′54″N 1°51′22″W / 52.965°N 1.856°W / 52.965; -1.856

Denstone is a village and civil parish situated between the towns of Uttoxeter in East Staffordshire and Ashbourne in Derbyshire. It is located next to the River Churnet. The All Saints village church, vicarage and school were built by Sir Thomas Percival Heywood, 2nd Baronet in the mid 19th century. Denstone College is situated to the west of the village.

In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Denstone had a railway station of its own which closed to passengers in 1965. Part of this railway line is now preserved as the Churnet Valley Railway. It is hoped that one day the line would extend back beyond the village station site via Oakamoor, but this is unlikely due to the large number of buildings near the railway. The present Lord of the Manor of Denstone is Daniel J. Barton, stepson of the late Clifford Bailey.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 7 December 2015. 

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