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Hampton Loade is a village in Shropshire, England. It is situated on the banks of the River Severn, and is notable for its unusual current-operated "chain ferry". A village is a human settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Salops) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, and the Welsh preserved counties of Powys and Clwyd. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion... This article is about the British river. ... The Pride of Burgundy, a P&O Ferries car ferry on the Dover-Calais route A ferry is a boat or a ship carrying passengers, and sometimes their vehicles, on short-distance, regularly-scheduled services. ...


A Severn Valley Railway station serves Hampton Loade. Class 108 2-car DMU nos. ...



River Severn, UK (Others in NSW and NZ) edit  (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template:River_Severn&action=edit)
Administrative areas: Wales | Worcestershire | Shropshire | Gloucestershire | Flows into: Bristol Channel

Towns: Llanidloes | Newtown | Welshpool | Stourport | Worcester
Berkeley | Bewdley | Gloucester | Shrewsbury | Bridgnorth | Tewkesbury | Chepstow | Bristol
This article is about the British river. ... The Severn River is a river in the northwest of New South Wales, Australia. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English(100%), Welsh(20. ... Worcestershire (pronounced whus-ter-shur, whus-ter-sheer, whus-ter-shyer, or wUst@rS@(r) in New Edition OED shorthand; abbreviated Worcs) is a county, located in the West Midlands region of central England. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Salops) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, and the Welsh preserved counties of Powys and Clwyd. ... Gloucestershire (pronounced [ ˈglɒstəʃəʳ]; GLOSS-ter-sher) is a ceremonial and administrative county in southwest England. ... Location of Bristol channel The Severn Bridge and Bristol channel, looking from England towards Wales The Bristol Channel coast at Ilfracombe, North Devon, looking west towards Lee Bay The Bristol Channel is a major inlet in the island of Great Britain, the area of the Atlantic Ocean and River Severn... Llanidloes is a town in Powys, traditional county of Montgomeryshire, mid Wales, lying on the River Severn. ... Newtown (Welsh: Y Drenewydd) is a town with a population of 10,542 (1993) in Powys, Wales, lying on the River Severn. ... Welshpool (Welsh: Y Trallwng) is a town in Powys, originally part of Montgomeryshire, in western-mid Wales, less than 10 km from the border with England. ... Stourport-on-Severn, often shortened to Stourport, is a town in Worcestershire, England, with a population of 19,713 (2001 Census). ... The city of Worcester (pronounced ) is the county town of Worcestershire in England; the river Severn runs through the middle, with the citys large Worcester Cathedral overlooking the river. ... Location within the British Isles. ... Load Street, Bewdley Bewdley is a small town in Worcestershire, England. ... Gloucester (pronounced ) is a city in south-west England, close to the Welsh border. ... This article is about the town of Shrewsbury in England. ... Map sources for Bridgnorth at grid reference SO7193 Bridgnorth is a town in Shropshire, England. ... Location within the British Isles. ... Chepstow (Welsh language: Cas-gwent) is a border town straddling the Monmouthshire/Gloucestershire border, situated at the confluence of the River Wye and River Severn. ... Bristol is a city in south-western England, through which flows the River Avon. ...


Major tributaries: River Stour | River Teme | Upper Avon | Lower Avon | River Wye
The Stour is a river in Worcestershire. ... The River Teme rises in mid-Wales south of Newtown, Powys and flows through Ludlow in Shropshire on its way to join the River Severn south of Worcester. ... The River Avon or Avon is a river in or adjoining the counties of Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire in the midlands of England. ... The Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge The River Avon is a river in the south west of England. ... This article is about the river that flows along the Anglo-Welsh border, for the river in Derbyshire see River Wye, Derbyshire. ...


Linked canals: Staffordshire and Worcestershire | Birmingham and Worcester | Droitwich
Herefordshire and Gloucestershire | Thames and Severn | Coalport | Gloucester and Sharpness
The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal is a canal in the Midlands of England, passing through Staffordshire and Worcestershire. ... The Birmingham and Worcester Canal is a canal linking Birmingham and Worcester in England. ... The Droitwich Canal is a synthesis of two canals; the Droitwich Barge Canal and the Droitwich Junction Canal, in England. ... The Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Canal is a canal in the south west of England, passing through Herefordshire and Gloucestershire. ... The Thames and Severn Canal is a canal in the south of England, linking the River Thames to the River Severn, via Cricklade and Stroudwater. ... The Coalport Canal is a historic canal built to link several coalport industries with the River Severn. ... The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal is a canal in the south west of England, between Gloucester and Sharpness. ...


Major crossings: Severn Tunnel | Severn Bridge The Severn Tunnel (Welsh: Twnnel Hafren) is a railway tunnel in Britain, linking the West of England to South Wales under the estuary of the River Severn. ... The Severn Bridge (Welsh: Pont Hafren) and the Second Severn Crossing (Welsh: Ail Groesfan Hafren) are two large bridges crossing the River Severn between England and Wales. ...

Longest UK rivers: 1. Severn 2. Thames 3. Trent 4. Aire 5. Great Ouse 6. Wye 7. Tay 8. Spey 9. Nene 10. Clyde 11. Tweed 12. Eden

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Hampton Loade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (162 words)
Hampton Loade is a village in Shropshire, England.
Hampton Loade is in the Ludlow parliamentary constituency.
A Severn Valley Railway station serves the hamlet of Hampton.
Hampton Loade railway station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (161 words)
Hampton Loade railway station is a station on the Severn Valley Railway heritage line, close to the hamlet of Hampton on the western bank of the River Severn; Hampton Loade itself is on the eastern bank, and may be reached by a chain ferry across the river.
The station has been used as the filming location for many films and TV programmes, including The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain and Mad Dogs, a 1970s serial.
Hampton Loade is the present home of Barry Railway coach 163 currently undergoing restoration from scrap.
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