Church Eaton - Church

Church

The village church dedicated to Saint Editha largely dates from the 12th century, having a square west tower with a spire, a large '7-light' east window of fine stained glass depicting scenes from the life of Christ, and "the broken and repaired remains of an elaborate early 12th century font, closely related to the font at Bradley," and that at Lilleshall, except that the font at Bradley is in much better condition. Pevsner also states that these fonts were all made at Gnosall.

Church Eaton also has a successful cricket club. Playing in Division 2 of the Staffs Club Cricket Championship.

The one and only public house in the village is The Royal Oak.

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