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Myddle, Shropshire

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Myddle, Shropshire

Myddle—also formerly known as Mydle, Middle, Midle, M'dle, Meadley and Medle—is a small village in Shropshire, England, about 10 miles north of Shrewsbury, the county town of Shropshire. Myddle lies in the parish of Myddle with Broughton-le-Strange. The 2001 census recorded a population of 1,142 in the village. In a book written about Myddle in 1700, the author, Richard Gough, describes the parish community and its doings, and his work has been used as a study of human relations.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4723
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Middle ~ Mulleht

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

Middle, par., township, and vil., Shropshire - par., 6909 ac., pop. 1207; township, pop. 676; vil., 7 miles NW. of Shrewsbury; P.O.; has ruins of a castle.

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