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Greete, Shropshire

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Greete, Shropshire

Greete is a hamlet and civil parish in Shropshire, England. It is situated between the villages of Caynham and Burford, about 5.2 miles southeast of Ludlow. To the west flows the Ledwyche Brook, which is the border with Herefordshire. The area is hilly and through the middle of the parish flows the Stoke Brook. There is a church, dedicated to St James, which remains in use by the Church of England (Greete falling within the Diocese of Hereford).
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSO5770
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 Greete, Shropshire has been known in the past


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

Greet, par., S. Shropshire, 2½ miles NW. of Tenbury, 1040 ac., pop. 97.

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