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White Grit, Powys

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White Grit, Powys

White Grit is a small, scattered village beneath Corndon Hill in Powys, Wales, directly on the border with (and partly in) Shropshire. The nearby village of Priest Weston, despite being in England, actually lies to the west of White Grit. To the east is the A488 road. The nearest town is Bishop's Castle. A former mining village, it took its unusual name from the White Grit (or West Grit) Mine, lead having been mined intermittently in the area since mediaeval times.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyMontgomeryshire
OS GridSO3198
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
 

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