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Badger, Shropshire

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Badger, Shropshire

Badger is a village and civil parish in Shropshire, England, about six miles north-east of Bridgnorth. The parish had a population of 134 according to the 2001 census. Badger Parish is at grid map reference SJ 76834 99840. The boundaries of the parish contain the village of Badger, one side of Badger Dingle, and Badger Heath Farm. It is approximately 2.7 km at its widest point. The village and its surroundings, particularly the Dingle, are considered a visitor attraction.
Administrative CountyShropshire
Traditional CountyShropshire
OS GridSO7699
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 Badger, Shropshire has been known in the past

Bagsore ~ Beghesovre

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

Badger, par. and seat, S. Shropshire, 6 miles S. of Shiffnall, 920 ac., pop. 145.

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