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Penley, Wrexham

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Penley, Wrexham

Penley is a village in the County Borough of Wrexham, in Wales close to the border with Shropshire, England The village was, until 1974, in an exclave of the ancient county of Flintshire known as Maelor Saesneg. , sometimes called "Flintshire Detached", which was administered from Overton-on-Dee. Between 1974 and 1996, Penley was in the short-lived county of Clwyd. Penley lies on the path of the long-distance walk, the Maelor Way
Administrative CountyWrexham
Traditional CountyFlintshire
OS GridSJ4139
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorth Wales

Penley, Wrexham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Penley, eccl. dist. and vil., Ellesmere par., Flintshire, in detached part of co.- dist., pop. 330; vil., 4 miles NE. of Ellesmere; P.O.; in vicinity is Penley Hall, seat.

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