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Baschurch, Shropshire

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Baschurch, Shropshire

Baschurch is a large village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. grid reference SJ425220 It lies in North Shropshire, north of Shrewsbury. Population: 1,475 (2001 census). The village has strong links to Shrewsbury to the south-east, Oswestry to the north-west, and Wem to the north-east. Baschurch is twinned with the town of Giat in the French département of Puy-de-Dôme, in the Auvergne région. There is a large village not far from Baschurch called Ruyton-XI-Towns.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4221
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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


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

Baschurch, par. and township with ry. sta., N. Shropshire, 7 miles NW. of Shrewsbury -- par., 8491 ac., pop. 1717; township, pop. 1426; P.O., T.O.

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