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Encyclopedia > Whitchurch, Shropshire
Map sources for Whitchurch at grid reference SJ541415
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Map sources for Whitchurch at grid reference SJ541415

Whitchurch is a small town in the north of the county of Shropshire. It was originally founded by the Romans and was during Roman times called Mediolanum. It is a crossroads for roads from Nantwich, Chester and Shrewsbury, among others, and has a railway station on the line from Crewe down the English side of the Welsh border towards Cardiff (the Welsh Marches Line). It is twinned with Neufchatel-en-Bray. 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. ... 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. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Location within the British Isles Nantwich is a market town in south Cheshire, England, in the Borough and parliamentary constituency of Crewe and Nantwich. ... This article is about Chester in England. ... This article is about the town of Shrewsbury in England. ... Map sources for Crewe at grid reference SJ705557 Crewe is a town in south Cheshire, in the north west of England. ... The Norman Keep, Cardiff Castle Aerial view of the Millennium Stadium The Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay The Cardiff Indoor Market Cardiff (Welsh: Caerdydd) is the capital and largest city of Wales. ... The Welsh Marches Line is the railway line from Newport to Crewe via Abergavenny, Hereford, Craven Arms, Shrewsbury and Whitchurch. ...


It is the home of the famous JB Joyce tower clocks company, whose clocks can be found around the world in places such as Singapore and Kabul. View of Kabul (2001/2) Kabul Kabul (34°32′N 69°10′E, Kâbl, in Persian کابل) is the capital and largest city of Afghanistan with a population variously estimated at 2 to 4 million. ...


The current name comes from the phrase White church, referring to an old church from Norman times made from white stone. The current church of St. Alkmunds stands on the site of the Norman church. It also been known during its history as Album Monasterium and Blancminster.


In recent years there has been a substantial increase in local housing. The three-mile A41/A49 £13.7m bypass opened in July 1992. The A41 is a major trunk road in England, United Kingdom that links London to Birkenhead. ... The A49 near Warrington The A49 is a major road in England. ...


Whitchurch has only one set of Traffic Lights but a good selection of shops inclusing Tesco, WH Smith, Iceland, Somerfeild and Lidl.


Its Cottage Hospital is threatened with closure in 2006.


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Encyclopedia: Whitchurch, Shropshire (662 words)
Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England.
John Thomas HOTCHKISS was born in 1580 in Whitchurch, Shropshire, England, died on 10 January 1665 in Whitchurch, Shropshire, Eng, and was buried on 10 January 1665 in Shropshire Co, England.
Thomas HOTCHKISS was born in 1611 of Whitchurch, Shropshire, England and died in 1693.
Whitchurch, Shropshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (242 words)
Map sources for Whitchurch at grid reference SJ541415
Whitchurch is a small town in the north of the county of Shropshire.
Whitchurch has only one set of Traffic Lights but a good selection of shops inclusing Tesco, WH Smith, Iceland, Somerfeild and Lidl.
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