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Cleobury Mortimer
Cleobury Mortimer
Cleobury Mortimer

Cleobury Mortimer Image File history File links Cleobury_Mortimer. ... Image File history File links Cleobury_Mortimer. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1802x2589, 189 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

Statistics
Population: 2,536
Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: Maps for SO675758
Administration
District: South Shropshire
County: Shropshire
Region: West Midlands
Nation: England
Other
Police force: West Mercia
Ceremonial county: Shropshire
Historic county: Shropshire
Post office and telephone
Post town: KIDDERMINSTER
Postal district: DY14
Dialling code: 01299
Politics
UK Parliament: Ludlow
European Parliament: West Midlands
England

Cleobury Mortimer (pronounced "Clib-bury Mort-imer") is a small rural market town in Shropshire, England. The town's parish has a population of 2,536 according to the 2001 census. 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 the lowest level of local government in England, except for civil parishes. ... South Shropshire is a local government district in south west Shropshire, England. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... The BOGUS regions, also known as BOGUS FASCIST SCOTTISH Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity in England. ... The West Midlands is a geographical term describing the western half of central England, known as the Midlands. ... Home Nations is a term used to refer to the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland - England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (collectively, but also as separate entities, distinct from the United Kingdom as a whole), or the nations of the British Isles (traditionally... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages None official English de facto Capital None official London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked... There are a number of policing agencies in the United Kingdom. ... Categories: Stub | Law enforcement in the United Kingdom | Shropshire | Telford and Wrekin | Herefordshire | Worcestershire ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... The traditional counties of England are historic subdivisions of the country of England into around 40 regions. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... 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. ... To see the list in alphabetical order see the categories UK Parliamentary constituencies and UK Parliamentary constituencies (historic). ... Ludlow is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The European Parliament building in Strasbourg The inside of the building The European Parliament (formerly European Parliamentary Assembly) is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... West Midlands is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... The market town is a medieval phenomenon. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages None official English de facto Capital None official London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ...


Although often regarded as a village, it is in fact the second smallest town in Shropshire, after Clun. The River Rea runs to the east of the town. Map sources for Clun at grid reference SO352801 Clun is a small town in Shropshire, England, in the district of South Shropshire. ... The River Rea is a small river that flows through South Shropshire, England and passes through the town of Cleobury Mortimer, before entering the River Teme in Worcestershire. ...


Features

  • The 12th century St Mary's church on the edge of the town centre is known for its crooked spire, a result of its oaken beams warping over time.
  • Set in typically English rolling hills (the Clee Hills), much of the town is devoted to arable and livestock farming.
  • There are 8 public houses (pubs).
  • A secondary and a primary school.
  • A number of small shops and businesses line the main street, including two bakeries, a news agent, iron mongers, and a second hand book store, aptly named "The Book Shop".

(11th century - 12th century - 13th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200. ... // Origins of Christian places of worship The architecture of Christian worship space grew out of the regular meetings of the followers of Christianity in private houses (see 1 Cor. ... A modern spire on the Lancaster University Chaplaincy Centre A spire is a tapering conical or pyramidal structure on the top of a building, particularly a church tower. ... Titterstone Clee Hill from Ludlow Castle The Clee Hills are a range of hills in Shropshire, England, consisting of Brown Clee Hill (540m), the highest peak in Shropshire, and Titterstone Clee Hill (533m). ... For notes on some individual UK pubs, see Notable British public houses. ...

External links

  • Pub listings

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