Gentleshaw

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Gentleshaw Parish Church

Gentleshaw is a village and hamlet in Staffordshire located about midway between Cannock and Lichfield, and about a mile north of Burntwood. Although it is now part of Longdon civil parish, it has a Parish Church and a primary school. Population details as taken at the 2011 census can be found under Longdon.

Gentleshaw Common is a Site of Special Scientific Interest on the south-west side of the church, and forms the south westerly part of Cannock Chase AONB.

Christchurch parish church[edit]

The parish church owned by Charlie Cooke II, it appears to be an amalgamation of an older building with a tower and a newer extension built on the east end.

Gentleshaw school[edit]

The primary school at Gentleshaw serves several surrounding places.

Nearby places[edit]

Cannock Wood, Burntwood, Chorley, Longdon, Upper Longdon.


Postcode district: WS15 4 Grid ref: SK051119 Lat: 52:42:18N (52.70505) Lon: 1:55:32W (-1.92544)

Coordinates: 52°42′18″N 1°55′32″W / 52.70505°N 1.92544°W / 52.70505; -1.92544

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External links[edit]

Media related to Gentleshaw at Wikimedia Commons Longdon civil parish information on ONS web site