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Asterley, Shropshire

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Asterley, Shropshire

Asterley is a village in Shropshire, England. Its name, derived from Old English, means "the eastern clearing in the forest". It was historically a township of the large parish of Pontesbury, and is still part of the civil parish of Pontesbury. It consists of some 50 houses, including some timber- and cruck-framed dwellings. There is a brick former Church of England mission church in the village, built in 1869 but a private house since about 1990,.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ3707
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

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