Place:


Bescot  Staffordshire

 

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

BESCOT, a station on the South Staffordshire railway, 1½ mile S of Walsall. Bescot Hall, in the vicinity, is an old moated edifice, on the site of an ancient seat of the Hillarys and the Mountforts; and commands a fine view.

Additional information about this locality is available for Walsall

Bescot through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bescot, in Walsall and Staffordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25339

Date accessed: 17th August 2022


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