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Little Wenlock, Telford and Wrekin

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Little Wenlock, Telford and Wrekin

Little Wenlock is a village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book, when it belonged to Wenlock Priory. Ancient habitation is attested by the discovery of a two caches of Bronze Age weapons. The village is situated two miles west of Dawley, a market town now part of Telford. Nearby is the Wrekin, one of Shropshire's iconic hills with an ancient hill fort. Part of it falls within Little Wenlock parish, while the adjoining parts fall into other parishes.
Administrative CountyTelford and Wrekin
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ6406
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
 

Other names by which Little Wenlock, Telford and Wrekin has been known in the past

Wenlock ~ Wenlock Little ~ Wenlock Little and Much

Little Wenlock, Telford and Wrekin in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wenlock, Little, and Much, 2 pars., Shropshire, within the mun. limits of Wenlock - Little Wenlock, 2697 ac., pop. 585; Much Wenlock, 9737 ac., pop. 2321; P.O., T.O.

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