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Selattyn, Shropshire

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Selattyn, Shropshire

Selattyn is the name of a village close to Oswestry in Shropshire, England, on the Anglo-Welsh border. The village, which is considerable, is situated near Offa's Dyke, which bounds the parish on the West. The parish includes the townships of Upper and Lower Porkington (a crude transliteration of Brogyntyn), and also the hamlet of Hengoed (Welsh for Old Forest). The surface is undulating and well timbered. The soil is of various qualities, and the substratum abounds with limestone.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ2633
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

Selattyn, Shropshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Selattyn, par. and vil., Shropshire - par., 5604 ac., pop. 1134; vil., 3 miles NW. of Oswestry; P.O.

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