Tatenhill is an ancient village and a civil parish located in a deep valley, between two hills, which gradually descend from the eastern border of Needwood Forest, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) west-southwest of Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England.


St Michael and All Angels Parish Church
Location within Staffordshire
Population762 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSK204220
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtDE13
Dialling code01283
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament


The sandstone Parish Church of St. Michael is a 13th-century building which was substantially enlarged and altered in the 15th century. Around 1890, Bodley restored the church. It is a Grade II* listed building.

Beside the church stands the Old Rectory which was built in the early 18th century (1704 has been found written on the plaster inside the house) for William Binckes, Dean of Lichfield. Noted for its fine Georgian architecture is also a Grade II* listed building. In 2008, this house was one of four finalists in the "England's Finest Parsonage" contest featured in Country Life (magazine).[2]

RAF Tatenhill is an old World War II airfield, still in use for light aircraft as Tatenhill Airfield. On 16 December 2007, there was a light aircraft collision involving an aircraft from Tatenhill.

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  1. "Civil Parish 2011". Retrieved 11 September 2015.
  2. , "England's Finest Parsonage".
  3. Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 02, Babington, Brute retrieved 29 August 2018

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