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Heaton, Staffordshire

Historical Description

Heaton, a township in Leek parish, Staffordshire, on the river Dane, at the boundary with Cheshire, 4½ miles NW of Leek. Acreage, 2689; population, 371. Swythamley Park is the seat of the lord of the manor.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyStaffordshire 
Civil parishLeek 
Poor Law unionLeek 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Heaton from the following:


Online maps of Heaton are available from a number of sites:

DistrictStaffordshire Moorlands
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtSK11
Post TownMacclesfield