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Wistanstow, Shropshire

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Wistanstow, Shropshire

Wistanstow is a village and parish in Shropshire, England. Wistanstow is located about 8 km south of Church Stretton and 14 km north of Ludlow at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:52|28|N|2|50|W||| |primary |name= }}. It is about 2½ km north of Craven Arms. It is just off the main Shrewsbury-Hereford road, the A49. The large parish includes a number of other small settlements: Woolston, Upper Affcot, Cwm Head, Bushmoor, Strefford, Whittingslow, Felhampton and Cheney Longville, and a population of 724 was recorded in the 2001 census. Leamoor Common and Wettles are to the north of the village. The River Onny flows through the parish, southwest of the village.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSO4385
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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


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

Wistanstow, par. and vil., Shropshire - par., 5160 ac., pop. 960; vil., 6 miles S. of Church Stretton; P.O.

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