Draycott in the Moors
|Draycott in the Moors|
The Draycott Arms is on the corner of Uttoxeter Road and Cheadle Road
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Draycott in the Moors is a village between Newcastle-under-Lyme and Uttoxeter near the River Blythe. It is two and a half miles from Cheadle and is near Blythe Bridge railway station, on the North Staffordshire Railway.
- The recusant Draycot family lived in the parish. Anthony Draycot, priest, died here in 1571.
- Joseph Reeves, a shepherd of this parish, who claimed to have lived to be 127 years old. He said he had never taken tobacco or physic, nor drank between meals, alleviating his thirst by rolling pebbles in his mouth."
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