Uffington, Shropshire

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Uffington
Uffington01.JPG
Uffington village
Uffington is located in Shropshire
Uffington
Uffington
Uffington shown within Shropshire
Population234 (2011)
OS grid referenceSJ530139
Civil parish
  • Uffington
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSHREWSBURY
Postcode districtSY4
Dialling code01743
PoliceWest Mercia
FireShropshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Shropshire
52°43′16″N 2°41′42″W / 52.721°N 2.695°W / 52.721; -2.695Coordinates: 52°43′16″N 2°41′42″W / 52.721°N 2.695°W / 52.721; -2.695
Uffington viewed from Haughmond Hill with the River Severn and A49 road visible.
The Corbet Arms in Uffington.

Uffington is a village and civil parish in the English county of Shropshire. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 234.[1] It lies between Haughmond Hill and the River Severn, 3 miles east from the town centre of Shrewsbury, at grid reference SJ53151395.

Uffington is home to a church and a pub, the Corbet Arms. The Shrewsbury to Newport Canal once ran through the village. Within the parish lie the grade I listed ruins of Haughmond Abbey.[2]

The 1997 Grand National winner, Lord Gyllene was trained by Steve Brookshaw in the village.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Haughmond Abbey, Uffington". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 28 January 2014.