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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||West Mercia|
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