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Purslow is a hamlet in south Shropshire, England. It is located on the B4368 between the towns of Clun and Craven Arms. Purslow was originally a hundred and there is a pub in the village called the "Hundred House". There is also a manor house which has existed in some form since the twelfth century. It is believed the name originally comes from the naming of 'Pusse's barrow'. A coat of arms exists for the Purslow family. Sited in Purslow is a war memorial to commemorate those fallen.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||West Mercia|
Other names by which Purslow, Shropshire has been known in the past
Purslow, Shropshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Purslow, hundred, Shropshire, 66,652 ac., pop. 9199.
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