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Encyclopedia > Edgmond, Shropshire
Edgmond from helicopter. The Wrekin on the horizon

Edgmond is a village in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England. It lies 1 mile north-west of the town of Newport. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution‎ (1,024 × 768 pixels, file size: 132 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I took this photograph. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution‎ (1,024 × 768 pixels, file size: 132 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I took this photograph. ... The Wrekin is a hill in east Shropshire, England. ... Telford and Wrekin is a unitary district with borough status in the West Midlands region of England. ... 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 (pronounced /, -/), alternatively known as Salop[6] or abbreviated Shrops[7], is a county in the West Midlands of England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Map sources for Newport at grid reference SJ7419 Newport is a market town in Shropshire, England, some 6 miles north of Telford. ...


Harper Adams University College is in Edgmond. Here on 10 January 1982 the English lowest temperature weather record was broken (and is kept to this day): -26.1°C. Harper Adams University College is a small higher education institution located in Edgmond, Shropshire in the UK. The University College has 2,200 students. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ...


The village has two pubs (the Lion and the Lamb), a church, and a post office (as well as other small businesses). The university college has accommodation in the village, where many international students stay. The main subjects taught at the college are related to agriculture and much research is done there. Small-town post office and town hall in Lockhart, Alabama A post office is a facility (in most countries, a government one) where the public can purchase postage stamps for mailing correspondence or merchandise, and also drop off or pick up packages or other special-delivery items. ...


There is a recreation field called simply "The Playing Fields", where there are Sunday cricket games, pub football matches, and a playground for young children. The village also has many areas for walking and biking including an area called the Rock Hole, which is extremely popular for young mountain bikers, and the canal walk, which leads down to the local town of Newport along the old canals now used for fishing competitions. “Fun” redirects here. ... This article is about the sport. ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Combination playground structure for small children; slides, climbers (stairs in this case), playhouse A playground is an area designed for children to play freely. ... ...


There is a church and school in Edgmond. The church is dedicated to St.Peter and is in the Lichfield diocese. There is also a primary school called St.Peters. Not to be confused with Litchfield. ... Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... A primary school in Český Těšín, Czech Republic. ...


Coordinates: 52°46′N, 2°25′W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


The name Edgmond comes from the anglo saxon for edge of marsh


 
 

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