Cleeton St Mary

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Cleeton St Mary
Cleeton St Mary - geograph.org.uk - 316807.jpg
The village with the church and former schoolhouse, both Victorian
Cleeton St Mary is located in Shropshire
Cleeton St Mary
Cleeton St Mary
Cleeton St Mary shown within Shropshire
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Post townKIDDERMINSTER
Postcode districtDY14
Dialling code01584
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52°24′14″N 2°34′19″W / 52.404°N 2.572°W / 52.404; -2.572Coordinates: 52°24′14″N 2°34′19″W / 52.404°N 2.572°W / 52.404; -2.572

Cleeton St Mary (or Cleeton) is a small village in south Shropshire, England.

It lies on the northeast slope of Titterstone Clee Hill, at an elevation of 316 metres (1,037 ft) above sea level. Cleeton forms part of the civil parish of Bitterley, even though the parish largely exists on the other side of Titterstone Clee, and Cleeton is effectively detached (by road). Cleeton St Mary is a parish ward. Large areas of common land remain around the village; the countryside here is largely pasture (for grazing of sheep and horses), woodland and moorland.[1]

The church of Saint Mary (Church of England) is situated here but is relatively new, being built in the second half of the 19th century (along with the schoolhouse).[2]

Cleeton is mentioned in the Cadfael novel The Virgin in the Ice which is set in 1139.

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  1. ^ Ordnance Survey mapping
  2. ^ Church of England A Church Near You