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Shrawardine, Shropshire

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Shrawardine, Shropshire

Shrawardine, locally pronounced Shray-den, otherwise pronounced Shray-war-dine, is a small village in the civil parish of Montford. It is 5.9 miles outside of Shrewsbury, the county town of Shropshire, England. Its landmarks include Shrawardine Castle and St Mary's Church. The castle, known as Castell Isabella by the Anglo-Normans, was built in the reign of Henry I of England, and dismantled in 1645.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ3915
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Shrawerden ~ Saleurdine

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

Shrawardine, par. and vil., Shropshire - par., 1951 ac., pop. 193; vil., 9½ miles NW. of Shrewsbury; P.O.

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