Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Needwood within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Needwood Forest, former forest, in E. of Staffordshire, which extended along the river Trent at boundary with Derbyshire, and thence westward from vicinity of Burton upon Trent; was 20 miles in circuit, covered about 10,000 ac., and was a royal forest down to the time of Charles I. Needwood House, seat, is 4½ miles NW. of Burton upon Trent.