Eardington

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Eardington
The Swan Inn - geograph.org.uk - 682371.jpg
The Swan Inn, Eardington
Eardington is located in Shropshire
Eardington
Eardington
Eardington shown within Shropshire
OS grid referenceSO721905
Civil parish
  • Eardington
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBridgnorth
Postcode districtWV16
Dialling code01746
PoliceWest Mercia
FireShropshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
Websitehttp://eardington-pc.gov.uk
List of places
UK
England
Shropshire
52°30′43″N 2°24′36″W / 52.512°N 2.410°W / 52.512; -2.410Coordinates: 52°30′43″N 2°24′36″W / 52.512°N 2.410°W / 52.512; -2.410

Eardington is a small village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. It is near the A442 road and is two kilometres south of the town of Bridgnorth, along the B4555 road. The population taken at the 2011 Census is shown under Bridgnorth. The Severn Valley Railway runs immediately to the east of the village and there was once a stop on the line, situated about half a mile to the south, between Upper and Lower Forge, called Eardington Halt.

The half-mile Eardington Forge canal connected the forges to the River Severn. This was opened in 1782 and closed in 1889 when the forges stopped working.[1]

Transport[edit]

There is a bus service through the village, operated by Central Buses. The number 125 bus service operates Mondays to Saturdays, from Bridgnorth to Stourbridge.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hadfield, Charles (1985). The Canals of The West Midlands (third edition). Brunel House, Hewton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles. p. 62. ISBN 0-7153-8644-1.

External links[edit]

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