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Loppington, Shropshire

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Loppington, Shropshire

Loppington is a village and parish in Shropshire, England, situated a few miles west of Wem. The population of the parish (2001) is 576 and there are 206 households. Loppington was recorded in the Domesday Book as Lopitone. It has a rich history and many historical buildings, including the Church of Saint Michael, dating back to the 14th century and having traces of a Norman building with characteristic Norman architecture.
Post townShrewsbury
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4729
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01939
Population576
 

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

Lopitone

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

Loppington, par. and vil., Shropshire, 3 miles NW. of Wem, 3466 ac., pop. 540; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Loppington House.

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