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Highley, Shropshire

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Highley, Shropshire

Highley is a large village in Shropshire, England, on the west bank of the River Severn and on the B4555 road. Highley has a population of approximately 3,100, but is beset by transport problems due to the lack of a road bridge, resulting in a high unemployment rate.
Post townBRIDGNORTH
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSO7483
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityShropshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01746
 

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

Hugelei

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

Highley, par. and vil. with ry. sta., S. Shropshire, 7 miles SE. of Bridgnorth, 1527 ac., pop. 363; P.O.

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