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Myndtown, Shropshire

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Myndtown, Shropshire

Myndtown (sometimes formerly spelt Mindtown) is a small village and civil parish in rural Shropshire, around 5 miles to the north-east of Bishop's Castle. The village of Myndtown itself lies immediately beneath the slope of the Long Mynd; it consists of only two farms and the small parish church of St. John, which has 12th century origins and is Grade II listed. The parish is sparsely populated and includes some other small settlements such as Asterton.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSO3989
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Mindtown ~ History of Myddle

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

Mindtown, par., Shropshire, 4½ miles NE. of Bishops Castle, 908 ac., pop. 38.

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