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Frodesley, Shropshire

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Frodesley, Shropshire

Frodesley is a tiny village and civil parish in the English county of Shropshire, and is situated partly within the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The name probably derives from an Anglo-Saxon chief "Frod" who was the founder,and leah or clearing. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book: one hide paying tax,land for two ploughs, woodland for 30 pigs, valued at eight shillings.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ5101
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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


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

Frodesley, par., S. Shropshire, 7 miles NE. of Church Stretton, 2212 ac., pop. 235; P.O.

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