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Edgton, Shropshire

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Edgton, Shropshire

Edgton is a small village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. It is also an ecclesiastical parish and a chapelry. In recent years, Edgton was combined with the parish of Lydbury North. It lies in a rather remote and very rural area, south of the River Onny. The nearest market towns are Bishop's Castle, Craven Arms, Clun and Church Stretton, while the village of Lydbury North lies a few miles to the west.
DistrictSouth Shropshire
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSO3885
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
 

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

Egedune

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

Edgton, par., S. Shropshire, miles SE. of Bishops Castle, 1832 ac., pop. 223.

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