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Alstonefield

Alstonefield

The George and the village green
Alstonefield is located in Staffordshire
Alstonefield
Alstonefield
 Alstonefield shown within Staffordshire
Population 274 
OS grid reference
Civil parish Alstonefield
District Staffordshire Moorlands
Shire county Staffordshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ASHBOURNE
Postcode district DE6
Dialling code 01335
Police Staffordshire
Fire Staffordshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Staffordshire Moorlands
List of places
UK
England
Staffordshire

Alstonefield (alternative spelling: Alstonfield) is a village and civil parish in the Peak District National Park and the Staffordshire Moorlands district of Staffordshire, England about 7 miles (11 km) north of Ashbourne, 10 miles (16 km) east of Leek and 16 miles (26 km) south of Buxton. The parish had a population of 274 according to the 2001 census.[1]

The village has two pubs; The George and The Watts Russell Arms.

Manor Land Claim 2007

In 2007 Mark Roberts, a businessman involved in the Peterstone Wentloog case registered a caution against first registration for 25,000 acres (100 km2) after purchasing the Lord of the Manor of Alstonefield for £10,000 in 1999.[2] After this case the Law Commission in England and Wales was considering abolishing feudal land law.[3]

References

  1. ^
  2. ^ BBC, To The Manor Bought, July 2007
  3. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/6923705.stm Law in Action, 31 July 2007 BBC Radio 4

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Alstonefield Village
  • The George
  • Alstonefield in the Domesday Book


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