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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.




Gnosall is situated approximately 7 miles west of the County Town of Stafford and 5 miles east of Newport, Shropshire. In the Map you will see that Gnosall has St Lawrence Church in the centre which was constructed in the 11th Century. There are 5 Public Houses in Gnosall and a Sports and Social Club. With a variety of other shops and businesses Gnosall is a wonderful place to visit. There is a guest House called “The Leys” which is near to the adjacent The Shropshire Union Canal. Gnosall has many features which also includes the “Old Lock up”.



Moreton is a small village located near to the Staffordshire/ Shropshire border approximately 3 miles to the west of Gnosall. In the centre of Moreton is St Mary’s Church and nearly opposite is the Millennium Hall. There are 3 primary lanes in the village of Moreton, Church Lane, Post Office Lane and Heath Lane. Near to Moreton are the smaller Hamlets of Bromstead Common and Outwoods.



Knightley is situated to the north of Gnosall on the B5405 road and has the beautiful Christ Church and stunning scenery linked by a network of picturesque country lanes. In the area there is an agricultural contractor, several farms, houses and an old blacksmiths.