Barrow, Shropshire

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Barrow
The Almshouses - geograph.org.uk - 418661.jpg
Almshouses in Barrow, Shropshire
Barrow is located in Shropshire
Barrow
Barrow
Barrow shown within Shropshire
Population680 (2011)
OS grid referenceSJ658000
Civil parish
  • Barrow
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townTELFORD
Postcode districtTF12
Dialling code01952
PoliceWest Mercia
FireShropshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
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52°35′50″N 2°30′22″W / 52.597235°N 2.506235°W / 52.597235; -2.506235Coordinates: 52°35′50″N 2°30′22″W / 52.597235°N 2.506235°W / 52.597235; -2.506235

Barrow is a hamlet and civil parish in Shropshire, England, some 5 miles south of Telford between Ironbridge and Much Wenlock.

Although Barrow itself consists of a church and just a few dwellings, the parish extends from Broseley to the eastern edge of Much Wenlock; it also includes the hamlet of Willey and Benthall. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 636,[1] increasing at the 2011 Census to 680.[2]

Site of Arlescott village.

Barrow is a short distance south of the site of a lost mediaeval village, Arlescott. The Jack Mytton Way runs through both Arlescott and Barrow.

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Area: Barrow CP (Parish), Office for National Statistics, 28 April 2004
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 22 November 2015.

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