Cowley

COWLEY, a township, in the parish of Gnosall, union of Newport, W. division of the hundred of Cuttlestone, S. division of the county of Stafford, 5 miles (E.) from Newport. This is a quarter in the parish, and contains a number of scattered houses, and the hamlets of Coton, Befcott, and Plardiwick, extending from nearly one to two miles south-west of Gnosall. At Coton is an Independent meeting-house, built in 1823.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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