Quatt Malvern

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"QUATT MALVERN, a parish, partly in the borough of Bridgnorth, and partly in the hundred of Stottesdon, county Salop, 4 miles S.E. of Bridgnorth, its post town, and 9 N. of Kidderminster. It comprises the township of Quatt-Jarvis. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on the Bridgnorth and Kidderminster turnpike road. It is bounded westward by the river Severn. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture. The soil is in some parts sandy, and in others a dark clay. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Lichfield, value £430. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, was rebuilt in 1763, with a tower containing a clock and six bells. The interior contains monuments to the Wolryche family, and an ancient font. There is a parochial school, also the South-Eastern Shropshire district school, for the education of children belonging to Bridgnorth, Cleobury Mortimer, Madeley, and Seisdon unions. Dudmaston Hall is the principal residence. There are traces of a Roman camp called "The Walls." W. W. Whitmore, Esq., J.P., is lord of the manor."[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

  • "HAMPTON LOADE, a hamlet in the parish of Quatt Malvern, hundred of Stoddesdon, county Salop, near Bridgnorth, and about 18 miles S.E. of Shrewsbury. It is a station on the Severn Valley branch of the West Midland railway."

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