Dawley Hamlets

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Coordinates: 52°39′11″N 2°28′34″W / 52.653°N 2.476°W / 52.653; -2.476

The Unicorn, Little Dawley

Dawley Hamlets is a civil parish in Telford and Wrekin, Shropshire, England.[1]

The parish covers Horsehay, Doseley, Little Dawley (also traditionally known as Dawley Parva) and Aqueduct.

The name Dawley comes from Old English meaning woodland clearing associated with a man called Dealla.[2]

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  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 127 Stafford & Telford (Ironbridge) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2010. ISBN 9780319228517. 
  2. ^ Mills, A.D. (2011) [first published 1991]. A Dictionary of British Place Names (First edition revised 2011 ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 147. ISBN 9780199609086.