St Leonard's Church, Linley
|Linley shown within Shropshire|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||BISHOPS CASTLE|
|EU Parliament||West Midlands|
The hamlet is located approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) east of the A488 road, and 2 miles north of the village of Lydham, and 3.5 miles north of Bishop's Castle. It is situated near the West Onny river and a local feature is Linley Hall.
It approximates to the southern extremity of the Pontesford-Linley geological fault, which trends approximately 11 miles (18 km) to Pontesford. On 2 April 1990, the Pontesford-Linley Fault registered an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on the Richter scale, known as the Bishop's Castle earthquake.
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