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Edgmond, Telford and Wrekin

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Edgmond, Telford and Wrekin

Edgmond is a village in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England. It lies 1 mile north-west of the town of Newport. Harper Adams University is in Edgmond. Here on 10 January 1982 the English lowest temperature weather record was broken (and is kept to this day): −26.1 °C . The village has two pubs (the Lion and the Lamb), a church, and a post office (as well as other small businesses).
Administrative CountyTelford and Wrekin
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ7219
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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


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

Edgmond, par., township, and vil., N. Shropshire, 2 miles W. of Newport -- par., 8742 ac., pop. 2776; township, 4199 ac., pop. 939; P.O.; contains Edgmond Hall

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