Lydham

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Lydham
Lydham church - geograph.org.uk - 1475680.jpg
Lydham church
Lydham is located in Shropshire
Lydham
Lydham
Lydham shown within Shropshire
Population189 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSO334909
Civil parish
  • Lydham
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBISHOPS CASTLE
Postcode districtSY9 5**
Dialling code01588
PoliceWest Mercia
FireShropshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Shropshire
52°30′45″N 2°58′53″W / 52.5124°N 2.9814°W / 52.5124; -2.9814Coordinates: 52°30′45″N 2°58′53″W / 52.5124°N 2.9814°W / 52.5124; -2.9814

Lydham is a small village and civil parish in Shropshire, England.

Lydham is situated on the junction of the A488 and the A489 main roads, about 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Bishop's Castle.[2]

There is a market held on Fridays in the village hall.[3] Close by is the small village and separate parish of More.

History[edit]

Two miles to the south-east, in the parish of Lydham, are the fragmentary remains of Lea Castle, adjoining a modern farmhouse at Lower Lea.[4]

Railway[edit]

Lydham was served by the now defunct Bishops Castle Railway which closed in 1935. The station was nearby at Lydham Heath.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey mapping
  3. ^ Lydham Friday Market website
  4. ^ [1]

External links[edit]