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Stafford, the county town of Staffordshire, stands on the River Trent and its name means 'ford by a landing place (staithe)'. This was the only feasible place for a large army to cross this important river and as a result the location was of strategic importance for a large area.
Stafford has many attractions. The town's oldest building is the church of St Chad, dating from the 12th century. Built in the late-Norman style, the church in noted for its magnificent arches and arcades.