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"LOPPINGTON, a parish in the hundred of Pimhill, county Salop, 2 miles W. of Wem, its post town, and 6 S.E. of Ellesmere. It is situated on the river Roden. The Baschurch station of the Shrewsbury and Chester railway is about 5 miles S.W. from the village. The parish includes the townships of Burlton and Noneley. The surface is in general flat. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £97 18s. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Lichfield, value £270, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is an ancient stone edifice, and contains some brasses. The charities produce about £20 per annum, including £13 to school endowment. The Primitive Methodists have a chapel. There is a boys' free school; also a National school for girls. The Duke of Cleveland is lord of the manor. Loppington House is the principal residence."[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

  • " BURLTON, a township in the parish of Loppington, hundred of Pimhill, in the county of Salop, 4 miles to the S.W. of Wem, which is a station on the Crewe and Shrewsbury branch railway."
  • " NONELY, a township in the parish of Loppington, county Salop, 2 miles W. by S. of Wem."

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