Place:


Harecastle  Staffordshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Harecastle like this:

HARECASTLE, a place on the NW border of Staffordshire; near the Kidsgrove Junction station of the Crewe, Stoke, and Uttoxeter railway, 4 miles N of Newcastle-under-Lyne. The Grand Trunk or Trent and Mersey canal begins here; and a tunnel of the railway, 1,888 yards long, is in the neighbourhood.

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Harecastle through time

Harecastle is now part of Stoke on Trent district. Click here for graphs and data of how Stoke on Trent has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Harecastle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Harecastle, in Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24569

Date accessed: 18th April 2024


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