British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Shropshire » Harlescott, Shropshire - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Harlescott, Shropshire

Local area map loading...

Harlescott, Shropshire

Harlescott is a suburb of the town of Shrewsbury, county town of Shropshire. It is one of the most industrial parts of the town, and is the 5th most deprived ward in non-metropolitan Shropshire Neighbouring suburbs include Sundorne to the east and Ditherington to the south.
Post townShrewsbury
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ5115
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01743

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


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

Harlscott, hamlet, St Alkmond and St Mary pars., N. Shropshire, 2 miles N. of Shrewsbury.

Your comments about Harlescott, Shropshire

What do you know about Harlescott, Shropshire? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus