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Ratlinghope, Shropshire

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Ratlinghope, Shropshire

Ratlinghope is a village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. It is situated four miles (6 km) west from Church Stretton and twelve miles (19 km) south from Shrewsbury. Historically it is located in the hundred of Purslow. For Church of England purposes it is in the rural deanery of Bishop's Castle, archdeaconry of Ludlow, and diocese of Hereford.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSO4096
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Rotinghop ~ Roetelingehope

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

Ratlinghope, par., Shropshire, on river Ormy, 4½ miles NW. of Church Stretton, 5559 ac., pop. 270.

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