A small, quiet, rural village ... What could be hidden in its past?
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Did you know... that the MP for Stafford, William Ormsby-Gore asked a question in
Parliament in 1920 when the Parish Council and the parishioners were concerned about
nuisance on the two commons?
This picture shows Haughton Farm during demolition in February 2006. It was situated
on the south side of Newport Road, next to the shops. It was replaced by five three-storey
The Old Hall - a 16th century timber-framed building on Newport Road.
The War Memorial commemorates the eleven Haughton men who lost their lives in the
First World War.
William Henry Butler
Frederick James Elton
John Thomas Mould
Arthur George Parker Alfred Redfern
John George Redfern
William Gordon Redfern
It commemorates the one Haughton man to lose his life in the Second World War
Clement Fletcher Royds
The arrow carved on the cross at the top of the War Memorial is the emblem of St
Nine cottages on the south side of Newport Road, from the corner of Jolt Lane to
Church House, were demolished so that the road could be widened. The smithy stood
behind two cottages on land next to Church House. Rectory Cottages stood near the
public footpath, where the Willows now stands. Marina Terrace stood where Royds
Close now is.
Heysham Cottage, a 16th century cruck building was rebuilt in 1978, retaining the
original cruck on the east gable.
In the pink - Moathouse, formerly a farm, an ancient timber-framed building, has
Red Lion Farm, Newport Road, in 1999, shortly before its demolition and relocation
to a new site just outside the village on the road to Church Eaton.
The children’s playground equipment as it was before replacement in 2011
The verse inscription on the war memorial reads:
Went the day well? We died and never knew.
But well or ill, England, we died for you.
Haughton Garage was the home of CarsRRuss until 2016. The garage has been a familiar
landmark for many years, since the days before Satnav, when ‘Turn right by the garage’,
‘Turn left by the garage’ were commonly used directions.
The Haughton and District Old Friends Tractor Run was a popular event for ten years