Stramshall

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Stramshall
St Michael's and All Angels at Stramshall.jpg
Saint Michael and All Angels parish church, Stramshall, Staffordshire.
Stramshall is located in Staffordshire
Stramshall
Stramshall
Stramshall shown within Staffordshire
OS grid reference SK0735
• London 143 mi (230 km)
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town UTTOXETER
Postcode district ST14 5
Dialling code 01889
Police Staffordshire
Fire Staffordshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Staffordshire
52°55′11″N 1°52′51″W / 52.91982°N 1.88089°W / 52.91982; -1.88089Coordinates: 52°55′11″N 1°52′51″W / 52.91982°N 1.88089°W / 52.91982; -1.88089

Stramshall is a village within the civil parish of Uttoxeter Rural in the county of Staffordshire, England.[1] The village is 2.1 miles north of the town of Uttoxeter, 16.3 miles north east of Stafford and 143 miles north west of London. The village lies 0.8 miles north of the A50 that links Warrington to Leicester.[2] The nearest railway station is at Uttoxeter for the Crewe to Derby line. The nearest airport is East Midlands Airport.

History[edit]

Stramshall has an entry in the Domesday Book of 1085.[3] In the great book Stramshall is recorded by the name Stagrigesholle. The manor was owned by the King. The main tenant was Alric who had owned the manor before the Norman Conquest.

Parish Council[edit]

Stramshall falls within the civil parish known as Uttoxeter Rural. The council meets once a month and they hold their meetings in the village halls of both Stramshall and the nearby village of Bramshall which they use alternately each month. The village hall in Stramshall was built in 1979 and is located in Vicarage Drive.

Parish Church of Saint Michael and All Saints[edit]

The parish church was built between 1850 and 1852 and was made a separate ecclesiastic parish in 1853.

Stramshall Football Club[edit]

Stramshall Football Club is an amateur club based in the Staffordshire area. It was founded in 2005 to raise funds to refurbish the local playing field. Their kit consists of a yellow shirt with black sleeves, black Shorts and white socks. The team hold a Lads v Dads charity football game annually to help with this cause.

References[edit]

  1. ^ OS Explorer Map 259, Derby, Ashbourne & Cheadle. ISBN 0-319-21895-3
  2. ^ A to Z East Midlands Road Map, ISBN 1-84348-283-5
  3. ^ The Domesday Book, England's Heritage, Then and Now, editor: Thomas Hinde, Shropshire, Stramshall, page 230, ISBN 1-85833-440-3