Stourport-on-Severn

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Stourport-on-Severn
Stourport-on-Severn is located in Worcestershire
Stourport-on-Severn
Stourport-on-Severn
 Stourport-on-Severn shown within Worcestershire
Population 19,713 
OS grid reference SO812715
   – London  135.4m 
District Wyre Forest
Shire county Worcestershire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town STOURPORT-ON-SEVERN
Postcode district DY13
Dialling code 01299
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Wyre Forest
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire

Coordinates: 52°20′31″N 2°16′34″W / 52.34182°N 2.27624°W / 52.34182; -2.27624

Stourport-on-Severn, often shortened to Stourport, is a town and civil parish in the Wyre Forest District of North Worcestershire, England, a few miles to the south of Kidderminster and down stream on the River Severn from Bewdley. Stourport lies on the River Severn, and at the time of the 2001 census had a population of 19,713.[1]

In 2006, Stourport-on-Severn was granted Fairtrade Town status. [2]

History and early growth[edit]

Map of Stourport, 1942

The George Gilbert Scott church replaced an earlier brick church of 1782 by James Rose.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Census 2001
  2. ^ http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/get_involved/campaigns/fairtrade_towns/towns_list.aspx
  3. ^ The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, Nikolaus Pevsner, 1968 Penguin. p271

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