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Cheswardine, Shropshire

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Cheswardine, Shropshire

Cheswardine is a rural village and civil parish in north east Shropshire, England. The village lies close to the border with Staffordshire and is about 8 miles north of Newport and 5 miles south east of Market Drayton. At the 2001 Census, the parish (which also includes the villages of Chipnall and Soudley as well as several small hamlets such as Goldstone and Ellerton), had a population of 991 people.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ7129
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01630
Population991 (2001 Census)

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


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

Cheswardine, par. N. Shropshire, on border of co., 4½ miles SE. of Market Drayton, 5740 ac. (54 water), pop. 1071; P.O.; contains Cheswardine Hail.

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