Bridgnorth

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"BRIDGNORTH, comprises the parishes of St. Leonard and St. Mary Magdalen, and is a market town, parliamentary and municipal borough, and locally situated in the hundred of Stottesdon, in the county of Salop, 10 miles from Shiffnal railway station, 20 miles to the S.E. of Shrewsbury, and 139 miles to the N.W. of London. The railway from Shrewsbury, along the upper valley of the Severn, is now completed, and has a station at Bridgnorth. This town is very ancient, having been founded, probably, before the Norman Conquest, and the earliest form of its name was Brigge, Brug, or Bruges, which denoted its situation at the bridge which crossed the river Severn... More"[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]

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