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Diddlebury, Shropshire

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Diddlebury, Shropshire

Diddlebury is a small village and large civil parish in Shropshire, England. It is situated in the Corvedale on the B4368 road about 5 miles north east of Craven Arms. The name "Diddlebury" is thought to have originated from that of a local Anglo-Saxon chieftain Duddela an Old English name and 'burgh' (meaning dwelling or settlement and probably fortified).
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSO5085
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Diddlebury, par. and hamlet, S. Shropshire, on river Corve, 7½ miles N. of Ludlow, 9535 ac., pop. 763; P.O.

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