Stretton Westwood

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Stretton Westwood
Lower Farm, Stretton Westwood - geograph.org.uk - 1469050.jpg
Lower Farm, Stretton Westwood
Stretton Westwood is located in Shropshire
Stretton Westwood
Stretton Westwood
Stretton Westwood shown within Shropshire
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CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMUCH WENLOCK
Postcode districtTF13
Dialling code01952
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52°34′59″N 2°35′42″W / 52.583°N 2.595°W / 52.583; -2.595Coordinates: 52°34′59″N 2°35′42″W / 52.583°N 2.595°W / 52.583; -2.595

Stretton Westwood is a hamlet in Shropshire, England.

It is located in the parish of Much Wenlock and is two miles southwest of the town, on the B4371 road to Church Stretton; its name derives from it being on the road to Stretton.

It lies near to Wenlock Edge and there are a number of quarries in the vicinity, some of which are operational whilst the rest are now disused.

Westwood is the general name for the area; close by to Stretton Westwood, but on the road to Bourton rather than to Church Stretton, is the smaller hamlet of Bourton Westwood, also in Much Wenlock parish. There was once a Westwood Halt railway station, on the now closed railway line.