Hilderstone, Staffordshire, ST15 8SF

Hilderstone, Staffordshire, ST15 8SF

Date of visit: 14th Sept 2020

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hilderstone is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Staffordshire.

The genesis of the village name are said to be of Saxon origin. The name Heldulvestone and its variant are of Saxon derivation. The origin of Hilderstone is Hildewulf’s ton meaning a warrior wolf and ton a place or town. Thus Hilderstone was the place of the warrior wolf.

Hilderstone is recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086. In the survey the village has the name Heldulvestone In the survey the settlement was described as quite small with only 6 households. Other Assets included 2 villager or villein, meadow of 1 acres, 2 smallholders and 2 slave. There was also 3 ploughlands (land for), 1 lord’s plough teams, 1 men’s plough teams. In 1066 the lord of the manor was held by Wulfric Dunning. In 1086 the lord of the manor was held by Vitalis of Hilderstone. The Tenant-in-chief in 1086 was Robert of Stafford.

Location Information

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Location – UK Postcode ST15 8SF
Location – OS Grid Ref: 394897, 334703
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.909727, -2.07732
Location – Northing / Westing 52°54’35.0″N 2°04’38.4″W