Stowe, Shropshire

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St. Michael's church, Stowe - - 869622.jpg
St. Michael's church, Stowe
Stowe is located in Shropshire
Stowe shown within Shropshire
Population 140 (2011)
OS grid reference SO310735
Civil parish
  • Stowe
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KNIGHTON
Postcode district LD7
Dialling code 01547
Police West Mercia
Fire Shropshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°21′18″N 3°00′43″W / 52.355°N 3.012°W / 52.355; -3.012Coordinates: 52°21′18″N 3°00′43″W / 52.355°N 3.012°W / 52.355; -3.012

Stowe or Stow is a small village and civil parish in south Shropshire, England.

The parish has a border with Wales and the Welsh town of Knighton is less than two miles to the southwest of the village; a very small part of the town (including Knighton station) actually lies within Stowe parish and Shropshire. The population of the civil ward at the 2011 census was 140.[1]

Also nearby is the Salopian village of Bucknell and the Welsh hamlet of Milebrook.

The A488 and A4113 roads pass nearby.

Parish meeting[edit]

Instead of a parish council it has a parish meeting;[2] this is due to the very small population of the parish. The parish is represented by an elected chairman, these have been

  • Mrs Peggy Pickup 1981 - 1991
  • Mrs M L Blyghton 1991 - 1993
  • Bill Parker 1993 - 1994
  • Brenda Sadler 1994 - 2003
  • Liz Trow 2003 - 2007
  • Connor Birch 2007 - 2012
  • Roger Casstles 2012 - 2016


  1. ^ "Civil Parish 2011". Retrieved 30 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Shropshire Council Map of Local Joint Committee 19

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