Linley, Shropshire

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Linley
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St Leonard's Church, Linley
Linley is located in Shropshire
Linley
Linley
Linley shown within Shropshire
OS grid reference SO349928
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Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BISHOPS CASTLE
Postcode district SY9
Dialling code 01588
Police West Mercia
Fire Shropshire
Ambulance West Midlands
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52°31′44″N 2°57′32″W / 52.529°N 2.959°W / 52.529; -2.959Coordinates: 52°31′44″N 2°57′32″W / 52.529°N 2.959°W / 52.529; -2.959

Linley is a hamlet in Shropshire, England. It is part of the civil parish of More.

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.

Geology[edit]

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.[1]

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