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Shawbury, Shropshire

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Shawbury, Shropshire

Shawbury is a village and civil parish in the English county of Shropshire. The village is 8.4 miles north east of the town of Shrewsbury, 11.5 miles north west of Telford and 163 miles north west of London. The village straddles the A53 between Shrewsbury and Market Drayton. The nearest railway station is at Yorton on the Welsh Marches Line for Shrewsbury/Crewe.
Post townSHREWSBURY
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ5521
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01939
Population2,763 (2001)
 

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

Sawesberie

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

Shawbury, par. and vil., Shropshire - par., 7414 ac., pop. 967; vil., on river Roden, 7 miles NE. of Shrewsbury; P.O.; in vicinity is Shawbury House, seat.

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