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The historic towns of Shropshire and Staffordshire.

John Burgess

The historic towns of Shropshire and Staffordshire.

by John Burgess

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Published by [J. Burgess Publications] in Carlisle .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL15385616M
ISBN 101855620219
OCLC/WorldCa263523325

Shropshire Shropshire is England 's largest inland county, covering an area of 1, square miles. It is a beautiful pastoral county with a landscape that has inspired visitors for centuries, a number of historic and prosperous market towns, and hundreds of sleepy, traditional villages. In a new county committee was established and research continues on the second volume of Shrewsbury (which will be thematic in arrangement) with draft text being added from time to time to the VCH Shropshire website. The county committee has also commissioned a VCH Short on the north Shropshire town of Wem, published late in November

Welcome to Historic Environment. Advice and management on archaeology, historic buildings and conservation areas is provided by the Historic Environment Team. We help the council to manage its own historic assets, provide advice on development plans, planning applications and Environmental Stewardship schemes. Historical description. Hales, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Staffordshire, in the Tyrley quarter of Market Drayton parish, Shropshire. The township is united with Blore, and lies adjacent to Salop, 2¼ miles E of Market Drayton. Post town, Market Drayton. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in Population,

Alton Towers Alton Towers Resort is a theme park in Staffordshire, England, near the village of Alton, which is operated by Merlin Entertainments Group and incorporates a theme park, water park, spa, mini golf and hotel complex. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA Stafford, a market and county town, municipal and parliamentary borough, the head of a poor-law union, petty sessional division, and county court district, and a parish in Staffordshire. The town stands on the river Sowe, and on the L. & N.W.R., at the junction of the Trent Valley and Shropshire Union sections, and the Stafford and Uttoxeter.


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The historic towns of Shropshire and Staffordshire by John Burgess Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Historic Towns of Shropshire and Staffordshire [John Burgess] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Historic Towns of Shropshire and Staffordshire: John Burgess: : Books. It follows on from his first book which looked at years of history in the village on the Shropshire and Staffordshire border, when his mother was the postmistress and had a Author: Charlotte Bentley.

A very pretty market town full of timber-framed buildings. The town grew up around a priory founded on the site of a 7th century abbey established by St Milburga. The 12th-century church of Holy Trinity stands on the site of the abbey church.

Among numerous historic buildings are the 16th-century Guildhall and the 14th-century Talbot Inn. Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England, TF13 6HS. Newport. Newport is one of Shropshire's picturesque market towns, located 10 miles from Telford on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border between two streams, River Meece and the Strine Brook, both tributaries of the River Tern.

Find out more. Exploring the best Historic Market Towns to visit in Shropshire, with Pictures and history, historical facts, articles and more. Favourites - By Name - By Type - By County.

Search: Show List - Show Map. Ludlow, Shropshire. Shropshire is home to some of the most fantastic historical sites in the entire country. From the impressive remains at Wroxeter Roman City, the fourth largest Roman settlement in England, to Brunel’s world famous Ironbridge, Shropshire has something for everyone.

Originally a part of the Welsh kingdom of Powys, Shropshire was annexed to the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia sometime in the. The historic county is nearly coterminous with The historic towns of Shropshire and Staffordshire. book geographic county, but two small areas within the geographic county lie outside the historic county: an area south of Market Drayton in North Shropshire belongs to the historic county of Staffordshire, and an area south of Ludlow in South Shropshire belongs to the historic county of Herefordshire.

Family History Records - William Salt Library William Salt's original collection contains collections of coats of arms of a number of Staffordshire and Shropshire families. Poll books for both the county and borough divisions during the 18th and 19th centuries. Please note that there are significant gaps in.

Bounded entirely by Staffordshire and Worcestershire, Hala was part of Brimstree hundred, and totally detached from the rest of Shropshire. Bridgnorth, the nearest town within the main body of Shropshire, is miles ( km) away from Halesowen, whilst the county town of Shrewsbury is miles ( km) away.

Newport is a market town in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, lies some 6 miles (10 kilometres) north of Telford and some 12 mi (19 km) west of Stafford, and is near the Shropshire/Staffordshire border. The census recor people living in the town's parish, making it the second-largest town in Telford and Wrekin and the fifth-largest in the ceremonial county Country: England.

Staffordshire really stands out in history, from its Stone Age origins, through Roman and medieval times to modern industrial life.

We have towns and villages with churches, castles and stately homes reflecting the unique identity of our area. Travelling from the south to the north of Staffordshire you get the sense that you’re leaving the Midlands and arriving in the North of England.

The landscapes change from dairy pastures to the untamed sandstone moors of the Peak District. Staffordshire’s two cities, Stoke and Lichfield couldn’t be more different: Stoke is earthy and industrial, and has a hard-earned reputation for.

History. Cheadle is an historic market town dating back to Anglo-Saxon times, being referred to in the Domesday Book. It lies within the historic Staffordshire Hundred of Totmonslow: for administrative purposes, it is now part of the Staffordshire Moorlands area.

Cheadle appears in the Domesday Book as "Celle" held by the lord of the manor, Robert of Stafford, at the time the area covered 6 Country: England. This fully-illustrated guide to Shropshire treats each city, town, and village in a detailed gazetteer and includes a variety of helpful maps, plans, and indexes along with an illustrated glossary.

The book is an invaluable reference work on the appealing and unspoiled county of Shropshire, where many historic towns, including Shrewsbury and 5/5(4). Shropshire (including Telford and Wrekin) has 22 settlements or communities which are officially towns.

See also Category:Villages in Shropshire and Category:Hamlets in Shropshire. Church Stretton is one of South Shropshire's market Shropshire is more rural, with fewer settlements and no large towns, and its landscape differs greatly from that of North Shropshire.

The area is dominated by significant hill ranges and river valleys, woods, pine forests and "batches", a colloquial term for small valleys and other. Shropshire (/ ˈ ʃ r ɒ p ʃ ər,-ʃ ɪər /; alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian / s ə ˈ l oʊ p i ə n / sə-LOH-pee-ən, is a county in England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south.

Shropshire Council was created ina unitary authority taking over from Constituent country: England. All places. This page simply lists all places mentioned in Domesday Book. You may prefer to use the map. North Shropshire market town. Located in North Shropshire, Market Drayton is a traditional Shropshire market town with origins dating back to before the Domesday book.

Modern buildings in the town centre mix with fine examples of 17th century black and white constructions. Find out about the towns and villages around Stafford in Staffordshire, discover their history and the attractions which they offer today.

Local Towns & Villages Twin Towns Local Books Clubs, Theatres, & Assocs situated on the Staffordshire-Shropshire boundary. The market towns have some fantastic independent retails and wonderful places to eat and drink do make the most of these whilst you are there.

Routes in the Historic towns and villages category Shropshire Cycleway: North West (The Meres, Melverley-Whitchurch).Information on Towns in Shropshire, England, UK.

Our database currently has 1, Towns in Shropshire, England.Shropshire was established during the division of Saxon Mercia into shires in the 10th century.

It is first mentioned in After the Norman Conquest it experienced significant development, following the granting of the principal estates of the county to eminent Normans.

The Coalbrookdale area of the county is designated "the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution", due to significant.