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Pontesford, Shropshire

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Pontesford, Shropshire

Pontesford is a small village in Shropshire, England. It is located on the A488 outside the large village of Pontesbury. It approximates to the northern extremity of the Pontesford-Linley geological fault, which trends approximately 11 miles to Linley near Bishops Castle. On 2 April 1990, the Pontesford-Linley Fault - registered an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on the Richter scale, known as the Bishop's Castle earthquake.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4106
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
 

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