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Lightwood is a suburb of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. It is located to the south of Longton, and Lightwood Road runs from here to Rough Close.

The area gives its name to the Lightwood Hoard, a substantial collection of Roman coins discovered buried in the garden of a house on Lightwood Road in 1960.[1]

Though containing mostly private housing, the area includes a Methodist chapel constructed in 1816 which is a Grade 2 listed building.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 28 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)Description of Lightwood Hoard
  2. ^ [1] Listed buildings in Stoke-on-Trent, includes photo of chapel
  3. ^ Historic England. "Methodist Chapel (1220578)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 6 June 2016.

Coordinates: 52°58′12″N 2°06′54″W / 52.970°N 2.115°W / 52.970; -2.115