Church Preen

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"CHURCH PREEN, (or Preen Church), a parish in the hundred of Condover, in the county of Salop, 6 miles from Much Wenlock, its post town, and 10 from Shrewsbury. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Hereford, value £76, in the patronage of W. H. Sparrow, Esq. The church, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, is an ancient stone structure, and contains a pulpit bearing date 1641. Not far from here is Plairh, where there is a curious old hall containing some fine specimens of oak panelling. The Earl of Bradford is lord of the manor."[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]


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