Acton Reynald

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Acton Reynald
Gatehouse, Acton Reynald - geograph.org.uk - 608204.jpg
Gatehouse, Acton Reynald
Acton Reynald is located in Shropshire
Acton Reynald
Acton Reynald
Acton Reynald shown within Shropshire
OS grid referenceSJ5323
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSHREWSBURY
Postcode districtSY4
Dialling code01939
PoliceWest Mercia
FireShropshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
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Shropshire
52°48′N 2°41′W / 52.80°N 2.69°W / 52.80; -2.69Coordinates: 52°48′N 2°41′W / 52.80°N 2.69°W / 52.80; -2.69

Acton Reynald is a village in the north of Shropshire, England. The village is perhaps more of a hamlet in that it does not contain a public house, Post Office, or any other features typically associated with villages. It is in close proximity to the A49 which runs from Ross-on-Wye on the Welsh border to Bamber Bridge in Lancashire. The village backs on to RAF Shawbury and the village of Moreton Corbet to its east.

The village's largest building is Acton Reynald Hall, a former seat of the local landowning Corbet family, which was a private girls' school from 1919 to 1995 before reverting to being a private residence. In the 1840s the whole existing village of Acton Reynold together with several farms was demolished to facilitate the creation of the parkland.

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