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Church Pulverbatch

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"CHURCH PULVERBATCH, a parish in the hundred of Condover, in the county of Salop, 8 miles S.W. of Shrewsbury, and 6 N.W. of the Church Stretton railway station. This place, once a market town, is now only a small village. The parish contains the townships of Castle Pulverbatch, Cothorcott, Churton, Wilderley, and Wrentnall. There are traces of an ancient castle. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Hereford, value £566, in the patronage of G. Webb, Esq. The church, opened in 1853, is a stone structure, chiefly in the early English style, and is dedicated to St. Edith. Here is a parochial school. A fair is held on the 27th September."[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

  • " CHURTON, a township in the parish of Church Pulverbatch, in the county of Salop, 6 miles N. of Church Stretton."
  • " COTHERCOTT, a township in the parish of Church Pulverbatch, in the county of Salop, 5 miles N.W. of Church Stretton."
  • " WILDERLEY, a township in the parish of Church Pulverbatch, county Salop, 5 miles N.W. of Church Stretton."
  • " WRENTNALL, a township in the parish of Church Pulverbatch, county Salop, 7 miles N.W. of Church Stretton."
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