British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Telford and Wrekin » Horsehay, Telford and Wrekin - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Horsehay, Telford and Wrekin

Local area map loading...

Horsehay, Telford and Wrekin

Horsehay is a village on the western outskirts of Dawley, which, along with several other towns and villages, now forms part of the new town of Telford in Shropshire, England. Horsehay lies in the Dawley Hamlets parish, and on the northern edge of the Ironbridge Gorge area. Its name is Anglo Saxon for 'an enclosure for horses'. Horsehay has four pubs - The Station Inn, The Forester Arms, the All Labour In Vain and the Travellers Joy - a Methodist Chapel and a post office.
Administrative CountyTelford and Wrekin
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ6707
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

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

Horsehay, hamlet with ry. sta., Dawley par., N. Shropshire, 4½ miles SE. of Wellington; P.O.

Your comments about Horsehay, Telford and Wrekin

What do you know about Horsehay, Telford and Wrekin? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus