Hoarcross

HOARCROSS, a hamlet, partly in the parish of Hanbury, but chiefly in that of Yoxhall, union of Lichfield, N. division of the hundred of Offlow and of the county of Stafford, 3¾ miles (E. by S.) from Abbots-Bromley; containing 231 inhabitants. Hoarcross Hall was anciently the residence of the Willes family, and was rebuilt by its late possessor, Lord Scarsdale, who occupied it as a hunting-seat.

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

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