Stottesdon

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Stottesdon
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Stottesdon
Stottesdon is located in Shropshire
Stottesdon
Stottesdon
Location within Shropshire
Population782 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSO671827
Civil parish
  • Stottesdon
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKidderminster
Postcode districtDY14
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.

See also[edit]

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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