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Plowden is a hamlet in the parish of Lydbury North, Shropshire, England. It is in the valley of the River Onny and lies 3 miles east of Bishop's Castle. Plowden Hall is a grade II* listed building, being a timber framed building dating in part from about 1300. and is described in the novel John Inglesant by Joseph Henry Shorthouse, who drew the place as Lydiard.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||West Mercia|
Other names by which Plowden, Shropshire has been known in the past
Plowden, Shropshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Plowden, vil. with ry. sta., North Lydbury par., Shropshire, 5½ miles SE. of Bishop's Castle; in vicinity is Plowden Hall, seat.
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