Stottesdon

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Stottesdon
The only pub in the village - geograph.org.uk - 687154.jpg
Stottesdon
Stottesdon is located in Shropshire
Stottesdon
Stottesdon
Stottesdon shown within Shropshire
Population782 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSO671827
Civil parish
  • Stottesdon
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKidderminster
Postcode districtDY14 8
Dialling code01746
PoliceWest Mercia
FireShropshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Shropshire
52°26′28″N 2°28′59″W / 52.441°N 2.483°W / 52.441; -2.483Coordinates: 52°26′28″N 2°28′59″W / 52.441°N 2.483°W / 52.441; -2.483

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.

History[edit]

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]

Facilities[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  2. ^ Stottesdon Parish Portal
  3. ^ "Secret Shropshire - St Mary's Church Stottesdon". Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2008-12-25.
  4. ^ [1] CWGC Cemetery Report. Breakdown obtained from casualty record.
  5. ^ Friends of Stottesdon Primary School Website
  6. ^ Stottesdon Primary School Website Archived 2009-06-14 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Details of the Fighting Cocks Archived 2007-12-08 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ "UK Pub Finder". Archived from the original on 2009-07-29. Retrieved 2008-12-25.
  9. ^ Shop at the Cock Information
  10. ^ Old Vicarage Activity Centre Website

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