Search Site:
Gnosall Shield

Gnosall Parish Council

(Including the wards of Moreton and Knightley)

Our Mission is to improve the quality of life for those who live and work in the Parish of Gnosall and those who visit it.

November 2017 - Bridge 34 courtesy of Mike Loveless
Gnosall is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Stafford, Staffordshire, England, with a population of 4,736 across 2,048 households (2011 census). It lies on the A518, approximately half-way between the towns of Newport (in Shropshire) and the county town of Stafford in Staffordshire. Gnosall Heath lies immediately south-west of the main village joined by Station Road and separated by Doley Brook. Other nearby villages include Woodseaves, Knightley, Cowley, Ranton, Church Eaton and Haughton.

Notice Board

Previous Revision(s)

Interesting Facts about Gnosall - November 2017

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

GNOSALL, a village, a parish, and a sub-district in the district of Newport and county of Stafford. The village stands on the river Rowley, adjacent to the Birmingham and Liverpool canal and to the Shrewsbury and Stafford railway, 6½ miles WSW of Stafford; and has a station on the railway, a post office under Stafford, and fairs on 7 May and 23 Sept. The parish is divided into the quarters of Gnosall, Cowley, Knightley, and Moreton; and includes the hamlets of Alstone, Befcote, Great Chatwell, Coton, Cowley, Moreton, Plardwick, and Wilbrighton, and parts of Apeton and Rule. ...


Contact Us:- Gnosall Parish Council

Clerk - Jayne Cooper

Address - Grosvenor Centre, High Street,



ST20 0EX

Telephone - 01785 822685, Email - .

Opening Times:-

Monday - By appointment ONLY

Tuesday - 10am - 2pm

Wednesday - 1pm - 3pm

Thursday - By appointment ONLY

Friday - CLOSED