CANNOCK, a market town in the western parliamentary division of Staffordshire, England, in the district known as Cannock Chase, 130 m.
Cannock has tool, boiler, brick and tile works.
Cannock Chase, a tract generally exceeding Soo ft.
In the northern part of the coalfield in Cannock Chase.
There are extensive coal-mines in the district, forming part of the Cannock Chase deposit.
Ogley Hay, the parish of which partly covers Brownhills, is a large adjoining village; there are also Great Wyrley and Norton-under-Cannock or Norton Canes to the N.W.
Lie the hills of Cannock Chase.
Southward from the Pennines there may be mentioned, in the midlands, the small elevated tract of Charnwood Forest (Bardon Hill, 912 ft.) in Leicestershire, and Cannock Chase (775 ft.) and the Clent Hills (928 ft.), respectively north and south of the great manufacturing district of Birmingham and Wolverhampton.