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Population 1,690 [1]
Ceremonial county Shropshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Stottesdon
Postcode district DY14
Dialling code 01746
Police West Mercia
Fire Shropshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
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Stottesdon is a village and civil parish in south east Shropshire, England. The parish of Stottesdon covers a large rural area and extends over the village of Chorley.[2] The village is situated near the market towns of Cleobury Mortimer and Bridgnorth.


St. Mary's Church (the oldest building in Stottesdon) is pre-Norman with parts that may date at 450 CE,[3] although the bulk of the church is post-Norman. The churchyard contains the war graves of 3 British soldiers of World War I.[4]


The village has several facilities including Stottesdon Church of England Primary School,[5][6] "The Fighting Cocks" public house,[7][8] the "Shop at the Cock" village shop,[9] The Old Vicarage Activity Centre,[10] a bus service, phone box, recycling facilities and a post box.


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Coordinates: 52°26′30″N 2°29′2″W / 52.44167°N 2.48389°W / 52.44167; -2.48389