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Acton Burnell, Shropshire

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Acton Burnell, Shropshire

Acton Burnell is a village and parish in the English county of Shropshire. Home to Concord College, it is also famous for an early meeting of Parliament where the Statute merchant was passed in 1283. The village today has a post office and parish church.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ5301
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Acton ~ Acton Burnel

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

Acton Burnell, par., township, and seat, S. Shropshire, 8 miles SE. of Shrewsbury--par., 3141 ac., pop. 327; township, pop. 237; P.O. The ruins of a castle of the 13th centuy are in the vicinity.

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