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Encyclopedia > Newcastle, Shropshire

Newcastle, or Newcastle-on-Clun, is a village and In England a civil parish (usually just parish) is the smallest area used for local government. In Wales the equivalent body to a Parish Council is termed a community council. Scotland also has bodies called community councils, but these are not equivalent to and have fewer powers than English parishes... civil parish in the rural South Shropshire is a local government district in south west Shropshire, England. Introduction South Shropshire is the most rural district of one of the UKs most rural counties, the population of the district is 40,000 spread out over 1,027 km² of forest, mountains, moors, hills and poor... South Shropshire district of 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. Shropshire is one of Englands most rural counties. The county town is Shrewsbury, although the new town of Telford is the... Shropshire, Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Official language None; English is de facto Capital London Capitals coordinates 51° 30 N, 0° 10 W Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK... England. It lies on the The River Clun is a river in South Shropshire which runs through the small town of Clun, as well as Newcastle upon Clun and other villages in this very rural area. It meets the River Teme at Leintwardine. Categories: UK geography stubs | Rivers in Shropshire ... River Clun and is near to the small town of Clun is a small town in Shropshire, England, in the district of South Shropshire. The town lies on the River Clun, with a large proportion of the town to the north of the river. The River Unk flows into the River Clun to the west of the town. The population... Clun.


It lies inside the scenic and remote Clun Forest is a remote, rural area of open pastures and mixed deciduous/ coniferous woodland in the southwest part of the English county of Shropshire. The ancient Offas Dyke runs through, and the River Clun flows through, the area. See also Clun Newcastle Anchor Shropshire Hills AONB Categories: UK... Clun Forest, part of the Shropshire Hills AONB. Offa's Dyke runs through the area.


The village has a community hall, church and a pub (the "Crown").


External Links

Shropshire Star article (http://www.shropshirestar.co.uk/show_article.php?aID=1093)
The Crown at Newcastle (http://www.btinternet.com/~rmoj/newcastl.htm)


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Shropshire: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (2801 words)
Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is an English county in the West Midlands region of the United Kingdom.
Shropshire is part of the West Midlands region of England, though it is also described as being in the Welsh Marches.
The North Shropshire Plain is an extension of the flat and fertile Cheshire Plain.
Newcastle-under-Lyme - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2424 words)
In 1265 Newcastle was granted by the crown to Simon de Montfort, and subsequently to Edmund Crouchback, through whom it passed to Henry IV.
Newcastle-under-Lyme is served by the M6 motorway to the south and west of Newcastle and by the A500 road to the north and east.
Newcastle was on the national canal network, but the canal, running from the Trent and Mersey Canal at Stoke-on-Trent to Sir Nigel Gresley's Canal has been disused since 1935 and most of it filled in.
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