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Sambrook, Telford and Wrekin

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Sambrook, Telford and Wrekin

Sambrook is a small village in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, where it is part of the civil parish of Chetwynd, north of the town of Newport. To the north is the small hamlet of Ellerton, with Howle to the west and Pickstock to the south-east. It was recorded as a manor in the Domesday book survey, when it was known as "Semembre"; the spellings "Sambroc" and "Sambrock" were later used: the name probably means "sand brook".
Administrative CountyTelford and Wrekin
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ7124
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
 

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

Semebre

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

Sambrook, eccl. dist., Cheswardine and Chetwynd pars., on E. border of Shropshire, pop. 449.

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