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The Montgomery Canal passing through Maesbury Marsh
The Navigation Inn in Maesbury Marsh
St Winifred's Well, Woolston

Maesbury is a small scattered community in Shropshire, England, south of the town of Oswestry, falling within the Oswestry Rural parish.

Maesbury traditionally consists of five hamlets: Ball, Gwernybrenin, Newbridge, Maesbury and Penisbury Marsh, though the wider area now includes Ashfield, Aston and Woolston.

Maesbury Marsh is at the southern end of the area. There is a public house here, located by the main road bridge over the Montgomery Canal, called the Navigation Inn. The Montgomery Canal is being restored in this area at the moment, which connects with the Shropshire Union Canal/Ellesmere Canal further to the northwest.

In nearby Woolston is St Winifred's Well, which is believed to have been a resting place for monks travelling from Holywell to Shrewsbury Abbey with her body.

A biennial canal festival is held in Maesbury.

There is a small primary school - Maesbury Primary School - located at Ashfield.


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Coordinates: 52°49′N 3°01′W / 52.817°N 3.017°W / 52.817; -3.017