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Lilleshall, Telford and Wrekin

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Lilleshall, Telford and Wrekin

Lilleshall is a village in Shropshire, England. It lies between the towns of Telford and Newport, on the A518, in the Telford and Wrekin borough and the Wrekin constituency. The village dates back to Anglo-Saxon times, the parish church being founded by St Chad. It is mentioned in the Domesday book. Lilleshall Abbey, some distance to the east of the village, was an Augustinian house, founded in the twelfth century, the ruins of which are protected by English Heritage.
Administrative CountyTelford and Wrekin
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSJ7315
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Lilleshul ~ Linleshelle

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

Lilleshall, par. and vil., Shropshire - par. (containing Donnington Wood), 0140 ac., pop. 3844; vil., on branch of Shrewsbury Canal, 3 miles SW. of Newport; P.O.; has coal mines. Near the vil. stand the ruins of Lilleshall Abbey. Lilleshall is the seat of the Duke of Sutherland.

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