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
Population 782 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SO671827
Civil parish
  • Stottesdon
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Kidderminster
Postcode district DY14 8
Dialling code 01746
Police West Mercia
Fire Shropshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
ShropshireCoordinates: 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.

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