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Wentnor, Shropshire

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Wentnor, Shropshire

Wentnor is a small village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. It lies to the west of the Long Mynd and between the village and the hill range are the Prolley Moors. The village itself is situated atop a hill, which rises to 269 metres above sea level, with the Criftin Brook to the east and the River East Onny to the west. The nearest towns are Church Stretton and Bishop's Castle, the village of Asterton lies 1 mile to the south east of the village.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSO3892
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

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


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

Wentnor, par. and vil., Shropshire - par., 6698 ac., pep. 727; vil., 5 miles NE. of Bishops Castle; P.O.

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