Aston Botterell

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"ASTON BOTTERELL, a parish in the hundred of Stottesdon, in the county of Salop, 6 miles to the N.W. of Cleobury Mortimer. Bridgnorth is its post town. It lies on the west side of the river Rhea, at the foot of Clee Hill, and includes the chapelry of Bold. In the reign of Henry III. this place held the rank of a market town, the manor at that time belonging to the family of the Botterells. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Hereford, of the value of £367, in the patronage of the Duke of Cleveland. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. This village is a meet for the Wheatland hounds." [Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]

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Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015

  • BOLD, a chapelry in the parish of Aston Botterell, hundred of Stottesdon, in the county of Salop, 7 miles to the N.W. of Cleobury Mortimer. The church has long been decayed.
  • CHARLCOTT, a small hamlet in the parish of Aston Botterell, in the county of Salop, 7 miles S.W. of Bridgnorth."

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