Hoar Cross

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Hoar Cross
Hoar Cross is located in Staffordshire
Hoar Cross
Hoar Cross
Hoar Cross shown within Staffordshire
Population 250 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SK132232
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BURTON-ON-TRENT
Postcode district DE13 0
Dialling code 01283
Police Staffordshire
Fire Staffordshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
StaffordshireCoordinates: 52°47′24″N 1°48′00″W / 52.790°N 1.800°W / 52.790; -1.800

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 9 December 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Hoar Cross at Wikimedia Commons