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Harmer Hill, Shropshire

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Harmer Hill, Shropshire

Harmer Hill is a village in Shropshire, England on the A528 south of Wem and north of Shrewsbury. The name Harmer comes from the two words "hare" and "mere", as there was a lake situated in a plain below the hill, but it was drained in the 15th century for farm land. The village is home to two pubs, The Bridgewater Arms and the Red Castle. There is a village hall and chapel. Harmer Hill has many apparent Ghosts, including the "White Lady".
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ4822
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
 

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