Harmer Hill

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Harmer Hill
The Red Castle, Harmer Hill - geograph.org.uk - 594717.jpg
The Red Castle public house, Harmer Hill
Harmer Hill is located in Shropshire
Harmer Hill
Harmer Hill
Harmer Hill shown within Shropshire
OS grid referenceSJ483226
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtSY4
Dialling code01939
PoliceWest Mercia
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
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52°47′56″N 2°45′58″W / 52.799°N 2.766°W / 52.799; -2.766Coordinates: 52°47′56″N 2°45′58″W / 52.799°N 2.766°W / 52.799; -2.766

Harmer Hill is a village in Shropshire, England located on the A528 south of Wem and north of Shrewsbury.

The name Harmer comes from the two words "hare" and "mere", as there was a lake situated in a plain below the hill, but it was drained in the 15th century for farm land. The village is home to two pubs, 'The Bridgewater Arms' and 'The Red Castle'. There is a village hall and Presbyterian chapel with its own burial ground. Harmer Hill has many apparent Ghosts,[citation needed] including the "White Lady".

Queen Mary's brother, the Marquess of Cambridge, lived at nearby Shotton Hall from after World War I until his death in 1927.[1]

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  1. ^ "Death of the Marquess of Cambridge". The Shrewsbury Chronicle. 25 October 1927. p. 7.Obituary.

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