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Longden, Shropshire

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Longden, Shropshire

Longden is a village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. It is located 5 miles southwest of Shrewsbury. There is a public house (the Tankerville Arms) and a post office/shop, along with a church, and a primary school. It also has a village hall with a recreational field, children's play park and a private tennis club. According to mid-2007 population estimates, the parish had a population of 1,325. Longden Common lies to the south of the village.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4406
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Longdon ~ Langedune

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

Longden, curacy, Pontesbury par., Shropshire, 5 miles SW. of Shrewsbury.

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