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Caynham, Shropshire

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Caynham, Shropshire

Caynham is a small village and civil parish in south Shropshire, England. The parish lies on the River Teme. It can be accessed via the A4117 or the A49. Located 2½ miles southeast of the market town of Ludlow, the population in the 1961 census was 1,063. The civil parish includes the village of Cleehill.
DistrictSouth Shropshire
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSO5473
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 Caynham, Shropshire has been known in the past

Cainham ~ Caiham

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

Cainham, par., S. Shropshire, 3 miles SE. of Ludlow, 2529 ac., pop. 1165.

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