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Eardington, Shropshire

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Eardington, Shropshire

Eardington is a small village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. It is near the A442 road and is two kilometres south of the town of Bridgnorth, along the B4555 road. The Severn Valley Railway runs immediately to the east of the village and there was once a stop on the line, situated about half a mile to the south, between Upper and Lower Forge, called Eardington Halt. The half-mile Eardington Forge canal connected the forges to the River Severn.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSO7290
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 Eardington, Shropshire has been known in the past


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

Eardington, township and ry. sta., Quatford par., S. Shropshire, near river Severn, 1½ mile S. of Bridgnorth, 1301 ac., pop. 263.

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