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