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Bayston Hill

Bayston Hill shown within the United Kingdom
Population 5,247
OS grid reference SJ482086
District Shrewsbury and Atcham
Shire county Shropshire
Region West Midlands
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district SY3
Dialling code 01743
Police West Mercia
Fire Shropshire
Ambulance West Midlands
UK Parliament Shrewsbury and Atcham
European Parliament West Midlands
List of places: UKEnglandShropshire

Coordinates: 52°40′22″N 2°45′55″W / 52.6727, -2.7654 Image File history File links Download high resolution version (600x800, 11 KB) Summary Description: A blank map of the United Kingdom, with country outline and coastline; contact the author for help with modifications or add-ons Source: Reference map provided by Demis Mapper 6 Date: 2006-21-06 Author: User... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Shrewsbury and Atcham is a local government district with borough status in Shropshire, England. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of English administrative division used for the purposes of local government. ... Shropshire (pronounced /, -/), alternatively known as Salop or abbreviated Shrops, is a county in the West Midlands of England. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... The West Midlands is an official Region of England, covering the western half of the Midlands. ... Constituent countries is a phrase used, often by official institutions, in contexts in which a number of countries make up a larger entity or grouping; thus the OECD has used the phrase in reference to the former Yugoslavia[1], the Soviet Union and European institutions such as the Council of... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The SY postcode area, also known as the Shrewsbury postcode area[1], is a group of postal districts around Aberystwyth, Bishops Castle, Borth, Bow Street, Bucknell, Caersws, Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Ellesmere, Llanbrynmair, Llandinam, Llanfechain, Llanfyllin, Llanidloes, Llanon, Llanrhystud, Llansantffraid, Llanymynech, Ludlow, Lydbury North, Machynlleth, Malpas, Meifod, Montgomery, Newtown, Oswestry... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... West Mercia Constabulary is the Home Office police force responsible for policing the counties of Shropshire (including Telford and Wrekin), Herefordshire and Worcestershire in England. ... A Fire Appliance belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service covering Shropshire in the West Midlands region of England. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the authority responsible for providing NHS ambulance services in Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, Warwickshire, West Midlands, and Worcestershire in the West Midlands region. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Shrewsbury and Atcham is a constituency (and a borough - see Shrewsbury and Atcham) represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name. ... West Midlands is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places within counties List of places in Bedfordshire List of places in Berkshire List of places in Buckinghamshire List of places in Cambridgeshire List of places in Cheshire List of places in Cleveland List of places... This is a list of towns and villages in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, England. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Bayston Hill is a large village and parish in the English county of Shropshire. A civil parish (usually just parish) in England is a subnational entity forming the lowest unit of local government, lower than districts or counties. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Shropshire (pronounced /, -/), alternatively known as Salop or abbreviated Shrops, is a county in the West Midlands of England. ...

It lies 3 miles south of the county town of Shropshire, Shrewsbury, and is effectively a large suburb of that town (although it is separate). It has good transport links - the A49 and A5 both run around the village. There was once a railway station too, but this has closed (although the line is still open). , Shrewsbury (pronounced either or [1]) is the county town of Shropshire, West Midlands, England. ... The A49 near Warrington The A49 is a major road in England. ... The A5 is a major road in the United Kingdom. ... The list of closed railway stations in Britain includes the following. ...

The village has a parish council which covers a parish that also acts as a borough council ward (returning two councillors to the borough council) and a county council electoral division (returning one councillor to the county council). The Village Association distribute a free publication known as the "Villager" to each Bayston Hill household monthly. This contains information about local events. Shrewsbury and Atcham is a local government district with borough status in Shropshire, England. ...

Its population is, according to the 2001 census, 5,247 - which is larger than many towns in Shropshire (such as Clun, Craven Arms or Bishop's Castle). Indeed, this population makes the village one of the largest in the United Kingdom. The census also recorded 2,103 households. Map sources for Clun at grid reference SO352801 Clun is a small town in Shropshire, England, in the district of South Shropshire. ... Craven Arms is a small town in South Shropshire, Shropshire, England. ... Bishops Castle is a small market town in Shropshire, England, and formerly its smallest borough. ...

Village facilities: The Mary Webb library (which is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday morning), The Beeches Medical Practise (A large doctors surgery), four pubs (Three Fishes, Fox, Compasses, Beeches), two primary schools: Longmeadow and Oaklands, a Parade of shops with newsagent, supermarket, fish & chips, fruit & vegetables, bakers, and butchers.

The village was the birth place of author Mary Webb, Battle of Britain hero Eric Lock (Eric Lock Road in Bayston Hill is named after him) and actor Christopher Timothy.

To the south lies Lyth Hill and to the east lies Sharpstone Hill (the latter now being a major quarry, and the hill now barely exists).

See also

  • Pulley

Pulley is a small village on the southern edge of Shrewsbury in Shropshire, England. ...

External links

  • Parish webpage
  • Sharpstone Quarry photo

  Results from FactBites:
Shropshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2144 words)
Blists Hill museum and historical (Victorian era) village is a major tourist attraction as well as the Iron Bridge itself.
Nearby are the old mining communities on the Clee Hills, notable geological features in the Onny Valley and Wenlock Edge and fertile farmland in the Corve Dale.
One of the Clee Hills, the Brown Clee Hill, is the county's highest peak at 540m.
SABC: Parish: Bayston Hill (147 words)
Bayston Hill is an urban village of 5500 residents set in Shrewsbury's countryside fringe some five kms south-west of the centre of Shrewsbury.
Road links are good, with Bayston Hill located near to both the A5 and A49.
The open countryside surrounding the village is a major attraction for many of the residents.
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