British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Shropshire » Yockleton, Shropshire - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Yockleton, Shropshire

Local area map loading...

Yockleton, Shropshire

Yockleton is a village in Shropshire, England. Yockleton is west of the county town of Shrewsbury, just off the B4386 road to Montgomery and near the River Severn. There is one local pub, the Yockleton Arms (formerly the Pink Elephant), several miles west on the B4386, a 19th century village church (C of E), and a village hall, as well as an old people's home in the old Vicarage. Previously Yockleton had a school, a garage, a post office and a pub in the heart of the village.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4010
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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


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

Yockleton, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Westbury par., Shropshire, 6½ miles SW. of Shrewsbury, pop. 365; P.O.; near sta. is Yockleton Hall, seat.

Your comments about Yockleton, Shropshire

What do you know about Yockleton, Shropshire? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus