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Nesscliffe, Shropshire

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Nesscliffe, Shropshire

Nesscliffe is a village in Shropshire, England, located north of the River Severn. The village comes under the Great Ness parish. The site of a cave used by the highwayman, Humphrey Kynaston, this now forms part of the Nesscliffe Hill Country Park. One mile south-west are the earthwork remains of Wilcott Castle, a small motte castle. The independent girl's boarding school Adcote is situated in the parish, in the nearby village of Little Ness.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ3819
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

Other names by which Nesscliffe, Shropshire has been known in the past

Nescliff ~ Ness Cliff ~ Nesscliff

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

Nesscliff, vil., Great Ness par., Shropshire, 3½ miles SW. of Baschurch sta.; P.O.

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