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Burton upon Trent

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Burton-upon-Trent, also known as Burton-on-Trent or simply Burton, is a town on the River Trent in East Staffordshire, England. In 2011, it had a population of 72,299. The demonym for residents of the town is "Burtonian".Burton is known for brewing. The town originally grew up around Burton Abbey. Burton Bridge was also the site of two battles, in 1322 when Edward II defeated the rebel Earl of Lancaster and 1643 when royalists captured the town during the First English Civil War. William Lord Paget and his descendants were responsible for extending the manor house within the abbey grounds and facilitating the extension of the River Trent Navigation to Burton. Burton grew into a busy market town by the early modern period.The town is served by Burton-on-Trent railway station.HistoryRyknild Street, a Roman road, ran north-east through what later became the parish of Burton, linking camps at Letocetum (Wall), near Lichfield, and Derventio (Little Chester), near Derby.
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