Welcome » Home

Welcome to Longdon Parish

Longdon is situated in the heart of England within the district of Lichfield and on the A51 approximately midway between Lichfield and Rugeley. Longdon Green is on the west side of the A51, Longdon (Brook End) on the east, Upper Longdon also on the west similarly Gentleshaw. (See map)

Surrounded by lush farmland, and bordering on the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty of the Forest of Mercia (Cannock Chase).

Several splendid villages located both sides of the A51 between Lichfield and Rugeley make up the Parish of Longdon, having a population of 1300, and covering an area of some 4500 acres, including a number of small hamlets. One of the largest is Beaudesert on the eastern side of Cannock Chase, which was the residence of the Marquis of Anglesey, the lord of the manor, and owner of the surrounding land.

The Bishops of Lichfield held the manor of Longdon up to 1546, when it was surrendered to Henry VIII, and in the same year, his Majesty granted ownership to Sir William Paget, an ancestor of the Marquis of Anglesey.

Welcome » Home

Notice Board


Please note: The clerk Chris Gracey will be working @ W I Hall on Wednesday 13th November 2019 from 9-12.30pm , should you wish to discuss or report any matters, please call in.

There are presently two vacancies for Parish Councillors for the Longdon Ward as explained in the formal notice for a casual vacancy. (See PDF icon Notice for Casual Vacancy (Longdon Ward) June 2019 (11.1 Kb))


Parish Council News


.

Prior issues of the Parish Council news are also available.