Lydbury North is a village and a geographically large civil parish in south Shropshire, England. It is locally called Lydbury and there is no settlement of "Lydbury South" or similar. It is located at grid reference SO352859.
It is situated in the south west corner of the county, near to the small towns of Clun and Bishop's Castle. The B4385 road runs through the village, as does the Jack Mytton Way. To the west is the village and parish of Colebatch. There is a post office, school and church here. Also there is a public house called the Powis Arms.
The village lies between 155 and 165 metres above sea level. Whilst the land to the south is flat, to the north the land rises steeply.
Priors Holt, Priors Holt Hill and Churchmoor are at the northeastern extremities of the parish, the church of which in Lydbury North, St Michael and All Angels, contains a small Catholic chapel.
Walcot Hall is a Georgian country house to the south of the village. An original Elizabethan manor house was remodelled in 1764 by Sir William Chambers for Clive of India, who had bought the estate from Charles Walcot. It is constructed in two storeys of red brick with a slate roof to an irregular U-shaped floor plan
Since 1957 it has been owned by the Parish family and used for weddings, corporate hospitality and accommodation. 
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lydbury North.|
- Some local information
- Historic information
- Parish Register and Census transcriptions
- Lydbury English Centre
- Lydbury North Village Website
- Lower Down castle, Lydbury
|This Shropshire location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|