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Below is a list of villages, towns and places in Shropshire

 

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Place

Location

Name Derivation

Abbeygreen

SJ510332

Open land belonging to an abbey

Abcott

SO390787

Abba’s village

Abdon

SO576863

Abba’s farm

Ackleton

SO769988

Aeccla’s farm

Acton Burnell

SJ529020

Burnell’s farm by an oak tree

Acton

SO314848

Farm by an oak tree

Acton Pigott

SJ542027

Pigott’s farm by an oak tree

Acton Reynald

SJ537235

Reynald’s farm by an oak tree

Acton Round

SO636956

Round enclosure by an oak tree

Acton Scott

SO454895

Scott’s farm by an oak tree

Adderley

SJ663398

Clearing in Ealdthryth’s wood

Adeney

SJ701183

 

Admaston

SJ632129

 

Alberbury

SJ358143

Aethelwaru’s fort

Albrighton (Shifnal)

SJ812041

 

Albrighton (Shrewsbury)

SJ496181

 

Alcaston

SO457870

Farm

Alderton

SJ495238

Ealdhere’s farm

Aldon

SO435795

Farm

Ale Oak

SO224840

Oak tree on small piece of land

Alkington

SJ524390

Alhmund’s farm

All Stretton

SO462958

Farm by Roman road

Allscott

SJ613130

 

Alveley

SO763846

Meadow near Aelgyth’s wood

Anchor

SO176850

 

Angelbank

SO575759

 

Annscroft

SJ451077

 

Apley Forge

SO706983

Forge at clearing in apple orchard

Argoed

SJ325206

 

Arleston

SJ663107

Farm

Arscott

SJ436079

 

Aqueduct

SJ689057

Near aqueduct on Shropshire Canal

Ash Magna

SJ573397

 

Ash Parva

SJ577394

 

Ashfield

SJ310255

Ash tree in open land

Ashfields

SJ701265

Ash tree in open land

Ashford Bowdler

SO515706

Ford by ash tree on Henry de Boulers’ land

Ashford Carbonel

SO524798

Ford by ash tree on John Carbonel’s land

Asterley

SJ374070

East meadow

Asterton

SO398912

East farm

Astley Abbotts

SO709962

Clearing in East Wood belonging to Shrewsbury Abbey

Astley

SJ529189

Clearing in East Wood

Aston (Wem)

SJ529286

East farm

Aston (Wrockwardine)

SJ612096

East farm

Aston Botterell

SO632843

East farm belonging to William Boterell

Aston Eyre

SO655940

East farm belonging to Robert FitzAer

Aston on Clun

SO392817

East farm by River Clun

Aston Pigott

SJ340059

East farm belonging to Pigott

Aston Rogers

SJ342064

East farm belonging to Earl Roger de Montgomerie

Atcham

SJ541093

Aetti’s village

Atterley

SO642978

Meadow belonging to Atter

Babbinswood

SJ333301

Clearing in Babbin’s wood

Bache

SO470819

Top of valley

Bache Mill

SO502859

Mill near top of valley

Badger

SO768995

Baecg’s ridge

Bagginswood

SO682214

Clearing in Baggin’s Wood

Bagley

SJ403273

Meadow near Badger Wood

Bagley Marsh

SJ398277

Settlement on high ground surrounded by marsh near Badger Wood

Balmer Heath

SJ447347

Heathland belonging to Balmer

Bankshead

SO308898

 

Barkers Green

SJ527281

 

Barnsley

SO757930

Beorn’s meadow

Barrow

SJ659001

Settlement near small wood

Baschurch

SJ525220

Bassa’s church

Battlefield

SJ517169

Location of Battle of Shrewsbury 1403

Bayston Hill

SJ479088

 

Beambridge

SO532882

Wooden bridge

Beckbury

SJ765017

Becca’s fort

Beckjay

SO392775

 

Bedlam

SO584774

[NB Named Titterstone on OS maps]

Bedstone

SO369756

Bedgeat’s farm

Belle Vue

SJ493117

 

Benthall

SJ668022

 

Bentlawnt

SJ333012

 

Beobridge

SO794918

 

Berrington

SJ529069

Farm near the fort

Betchcott

SJ437986

 

Betton

SJ692370

 

Betton Strange

SJ509093

 

Bettws-y-Crwyn

SO206812

Chapel near the pigsty

Bicton (Clun)

SO289827

Settlement near pointed hill

Bicton (Shrewsbury)

SJ449148

Settlement near pointed hill

Bicton Heath

SJ453132

Heathland near pointed hill

Billingsley

SO713843

Billing’s meadow

Bings Heath

SJ543186

Heathland belonging to Bynna

Birtley

SO474907

Cleared meadow

Bishop's Castle

SO323887

Castle built by Bishop of Hereford in 1087

Bitterley

SO562774

Butter meadow

Bletchley

SJ622337

Blaecca’s meadow

Blists Hill

SJ696033

 

Bomere Heath

SJ474197

 

Boningale

SJ821027

Piece of land belonging to Bola

Boraston

SO615700

East farm near fort

Botvyle

SO475961

 

Bouldon

SO546852

Bull farm

Bowbrook

SJ459123

Named after stream

Bradley Green

SJ510458

Broad meadow

Brandhill

SO421788

 

Bratton

SJ635136

Farm on newly cleared land

Breaden Heath

SJ445365

 

Bridgnorth

SO713932

Bridge north of Quatford

Brocton

SO578938

 

Bromfield

SO481770

Open land with scrub

Brompton

SO251933

Broom farm

Bronygarth

SJ268372

 

Brookside

SJ699059

Settlement by brook

Broome

SO401809

Scrubland

Broomfields

SJ425176

Scrubland

Broseley

SJ672020

Burgweard’s meadow

Broughall

SJ666414

 

Brownheath

SJ461296

 

Bucknell

SO354740

Bucca’s hill

Buildwas

SJ638047

Land by river that floods and drains quickly

Burcote

SO747949

 

Burford

SO596689

Fort by ford

Burlton

SJ457260

Farm near fort

Burwarton

SO619851

Burgweard’s farm

Bushmoor

SO435876

 

Button Oak

SO752780

 

Cabin

 

 

Calcott

 

 

Calverhall

 

 

Cantlop

 

 

Cardeston

 

 

Cardington

 

 

Castle Pulverbatch

 

 

Caynham

 

 

Cefn Eionion

 

 

Chadwell

 

 

Chapel Lawn

 

 

Chelmarsh

 

 

Cheney Longville

 

 

Cherrington

 

 

Cheswardine

 

 

Cheswell

 

 

Chetton

 

 

Chetwynd

 

 

Child's Ercall

 

 

Chipnall

 

 

Chirbury

 

 

Chirk Bank

 

 

Church Aston

 

 

Church Preen

 

 

Church Pulverbatch

 

 

Church Stretton

 

 

Claverley

 

 

Churchmoor

 

 

Claverley

 

 

Clee St. Margaret

 

 

Cleehill

 

 

Cleeton St Mary

 

 

Cleobury Mortimer

 

 

Cleobury North

 

 

Clive

 

 

Clun

 

 

Clunbury

 

 

Clungunford

 

 

Clunton

 

 

Coalbrookdale

 

 

Coalmoor

 

 

Coalport

 

 

Cockshutt

 

 

Cold Hatton

 

 

Colebatch

 

 

Colemere

 

 

Comley

 

 

Condover

 

 

Coppicegate

 

 

Copthorne

 

 

Coreley

 

 

Corfton

 

 

Cosford

 

 

Coton (Alveley)

 

 

Coton (Wem)

 

 

Coton Hill

 

 

Cound

 

 

Crackleybank

 

 

Craven Arms

 

 

Cressage

 

 

Cross Houses

 

 

Crossgreen

 

 

Cruckmeole

 

 

Cruckton

 

 

Crudgington

 

 

Culmington

 

 

Cwm Head

 

 

Crickheath

 

 

Danesford

 

 

Dawley

 

 

Diddlebury

 

 

Ditherington

 

 

Ditton Priors

 

 

Doddington

 

 

Donnington

 

 

Donnington Wood

 

 

Dorrington

 

 

Dorrington_Lane

 

 

Doseley

 

 

Dothill

 

 

Drayton

 

 

Dudleston Heath

 

 

Dunnington

 

 

Dunnsheath

 

 

Eardington

 

 

Easthope

 

 

Eaton

 

 

Eaton Constantine

 

 

Eaton Mascott

 

 

Eaton-under-Heywood

 

 

Eaton-upon-Tern

 

 

Edgmond

 

 

Edgton

 

 

Edstaston

 

 

Ellerdine

 

 

Ellerton

 

 

Ellesmere

 

 

Emstrey

 

 

Enchmarsh

 

 

English Frankton

 

 

Ercall Magna

 

 

Eyton on Severn

 

 

Eyton upon the Weald Moors

 

 

Farlow

 

 

Fauls Green

 

 

Felindre

 

 

Fitz

 

 

Ford

 

 

Foxholes

 

 

Frodesley

 

 

Glazeley

 

 

Gobowen

 

 

Grafton

 

 

Gravenhunger

 

 

Great Bolas

 

 

Great Ness

 

 

Great Ryton

 

 

Great Soudley

 

 

Greete

 

 

Grimpo

 

 

Grindley Brook

 

 

Grinshill

 

 

Habberley

 

 

Hadley

 

 

Hadnall

 

 

Halesfield

 

 

Halfway House

 

 

Hamperley

 

 

Hampton Loade

 

 

Hanwood

 

 

Harley

 

 

Harlescott

 

 

Harmer Hill

 

 

Harnage

 

 

Haughton

 

 

Heath

 

 

High Ercall

 

 

Higher Heath

 

 

Highley

 

 

Hilton

 

 

Hindford

 

 

Hinkshay

 

 

Hinstock

 

 

Hinton

 

 

Hobarris

 

 

Hodnet

 

 

Holdgate

 

 

Hollinwood

 

 

Hollinswood

 

 

Homer

 

 

Hook-a-Gate

 

 

Hope Bagot

 

 

Hope Bowdler

 

 

Hopesay

 

 

Hopton Cangeford

 

 

Hopton Castle

 

 

Hopton Wafers

 

 

Hordley

 

 

Horsebridge

 

 

Horsehay

 

 

Horton

 

 

Howle

 

 

Hughley

 

 

Ightfield

 

 

Ironbridge

 

 

Isombridge

 

 

Jackfield

 

 

Kemberton

 

 

Kempton

 

 

Kenley

 

 

Ketley

 

 

Kingsland

 

 

Kingsnordley

 

 

Kinlet

 

 

Kinnerley

 

 

Kinton

 

 

Knighton

 

 

Knockin

 

 

Knowbury

 

 

Knowle

 

 

Kynaston

 

 

Kynnersley

 

 

Langley

 

 

Lawley

 

 

Lawley

 

 

Leamoor Common

 

 

Leaton

 

 

Lee Brockhurst

 

 

Leebotwood

 

 

Leegomery

 

 

Lightmoor

 

 

Lilleshall

 

 

Lilyhurst

 

 

Linley

 

 

Little Brampton

 

 

Little Dawley

 

 

Little Ness

 

 

Little Soudley

 

 

Little Stretton

 

 

Little Wenlock

 

 

Llanfair Waterdine

 

 

Llanyblodwel

 

 

Llanymynech

 

 

Llawnt

 

 

Llynclys

 

 

Lockleywood

 

 

Longden

 

 

Longdon-on-Tern

 

 

Longford (Market Drayton)

 

 

Longford (Newport)

 

 

Longnor

 

 

Loppington

 

 

Loughton

 

 

Lowe

 

 

Lower Heath

 

 

Ludford

 

 

Ludlow

 

 

Lydbury North

 

 

Lydham

 

 

Lyneal

 

 

Madeley

 

 

Maesbrook

 

 

Maesbury

 

 

Mainstone

 

 

Malehurst

 

 

Mardu

 

 

Market Drayton

 

 

Marlbrook

 

 

Marshbrook

 

 

Marton

 

 

Melverley

 

 

Meole Brace

 

 

Merrington

 

 

Middleton (Chirbury)

 

 

Middleton (Ludlow)

 

 

Middleton Baggot

 

 

Middleton Priors

 

 

Milson

 

 

Minsterley

 

 

Minton

 

 

Montford

 

 

Montford Bridge

 

 

Morda

 

 

More

 

 

Moreton Corbet

 

 

Moreton Say

 

 

Mount Pleasant

 

 

Much Wenlock

 

 

Munslow

 

 

Muxton

 

 

Myddle

 

 

Myndtown

 

 

Nantmawr

 

 

Nash (Burford)

 

 

Nash (Wrockwardine)

 

 

Neen Savage

 

 

Neen Sollars

 

 

Neenton

 

 

Nesscliffe

 

 

Nether Skyborry

 

 

New Invention

 

 

Newcastle on Clun

 

 

Newport

 

 

Newtown

 

 

Nobold

 

 

Norbury

 

 

Northwood

 

 

Norton in Hales

 

 

Nox

 

 

Oakengates

 

 

Oaks

 

 

Obley

 

 

Old Coppice

 

 

Old Woods

 

 

Oldbury

 

 

Ollerton

 

 

Onibury

 

 

Oreton

 

 

Osbaston (Oswestry)

 

 

Osbaston (Ercall Magna)

 

 

Oswestry

 

 

Overdale

 

 

Overton

 

 

Pant

 

 

Patton

 

 

Pave Lane

 

 

Peaton

 

 

Peatonstrand

 

 

Pennerley

 

 

Pentreheyling

 

 

Peplow

 

 

Petton

 

 

Picklescott

 

 

Pickstock

 

 

Pimhill

 

 

Pimley

 

 

Pitchford

 

 

Plaish

 

 

Plealey

 

 

Plowden

 

 

Plox Green

 

 

Pontesbury

 

 

Pontesford

 

 

Porthill

 

 

Prees

 

 

Prees Green

 

 

Preston Gubbals

 

 

Preston upon the Weald Moors

 

 

Priestweston

 

 

Priors Holt

 

 

Priorslee

 

 

Prolley Moor

 

 

Pulley

 

 

Pulverbatch

 

 

Purslow

 

 

Quabbs

 

 

Quatford

 

 

Quatt

 

 

Qua Brook

 

 

Randlay

 

 

Ratlinghope

 

 

Red Lake

 

 

Rhydycroesau

 

 

Richard's Castle

 

 

Ridgwardine

 

 

Rockhill

 

 

Roden

 

 

Rodington

 

 

Rodington Heath

 

 

Rorrington

 

 

Rowton

 

 

Ruckley

 

 

Rugeley

 

 

Rushbury

 

 

Ruyton-XI-Towns

 

 

Ryton

 

 

Sambrook

 

 

Selattyn

 

 

Shawbirch

 

 

Shawbirch

 

 

Shawbury

 

 

Sheet

 

 

Sheinton

 

 

Shelton

 

 

Shelve

 

 

Sheriffhales

 

 

Shifnal

 

 

Shipton

 

 

Shorthill

 

 

Shrawardine

 

 

Shrewsbury

 

 

Sibdon Carwood

 

 

Silvington

 

 

Skyborry Green

 

 

Smethcott

 

 

Snailbeach

 

 

Snedshill

 

 

Soudley

 

 

Sponsbury

 

 

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