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Meole Brace, Shropshire

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Meole Brace, Shropshire

Meole Brace is a suburb of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. The Rea Brook, a tributary of the River Severn, flows through the area. The brook was in the past known as the "Meole Brook". The name Meole Brace comes from the old Saxon manor house, which no longer stands, owned by the Brace family .
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4810
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Brace Meole

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

Brace Meole, par., Shropshire, partly in bor. of Shrewsbury, pop. 1298; P.O.

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