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  Shropshire Tourism - Tourist Board Information and Accommodation
Shropshire is bursting with things to do, in our award winning attractions, such as the Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Hawkstone Park and Follies and the Severn Valley Railway.
Shropshire is a gourmet's idea of Food and Drink Heaven with more Michelin Stars than anywhere outside of London not to mention the Rosettes and Blue Ribbons.
Shrewsbury is Shropshire's county town and is almost an island, encapsulated as it is in the meandering loop of the River Severn.
www.shropshiretourism.info   (1808 words)

  
  Breeds of Livestock - Shropshire Sheep
The Shropshire breed of sheep originated in the counties of Shropshire and Staffordshire in central western England.
Shropshires become known as "The Farm Flock Favorite" and boasted “wool from the tip of the nose to the tip of the toes." Ironically this very boast contributed to the decline in popularity of the breed which occurred in the 1940's and 1950's.
Lambing percentages of 175-200% are not uncommon in a flock of Shropshires.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds/sheep/shropshire/index.htm   (947 words)

  
  Shropshire - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Shropshire
Stokesay castle in Shropshire, situated on the border between England and Wales, is one of the finest fortified manor houses in England.
Shropshire is bounded on the north by Cheshire;; on the south by Herefordshire and Worcestershire;; on the east by Staffordshire;; and on the west by Powys.
Shropshire's churches display a range of architectural styles: Heath Chapel, Edstaston, and Holgate are Norman; Acton Burnell is a perfect example of 13th-century Early English; and the church at Tong is in the Perpendicular style, rebuilt in 1409.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Shropshire   (654 words)

  
 SHROPSHIRE - LoveToKnow Article on SHROPSHIRE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The cattle are chiefly Herefords and the sheep Shropshires.
Shropshire was administered by a sheriff, at least from the time of the Conquest, the first Norman sheriff being Warin the Bald, whose successor was Rainald, and in 1156 the office was held by William Fitz-Alan, whose account of the fee-farm of the county is entered in the pipe roll for that year.
Shropshire in the i3th century was situated almost entirely in the dioceses of Hereford and of Coventry and Lichfield; and formed an archdeaconry called the archdeaconry of Salop.
51.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SH/SHROPSHIRE.htm   (2300 words)

  
 Shropshire Encyclopedia Article @ WWWebster.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Shrops) is a traditional, ceremonial and administrative county in the West Midlands region of England.
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.
www.wwwebster.com /encyclopedia/Shropshire   (1287 words)

  
 Shropshire Riding - Riding in Shropshire, UK
Shropshire is blessed with over 600 miles of byways and bridleways, crisscrossing their way through the countryside.
Shropshire is home to more than 20 riding centres, so there's something for all ages and abilities.
Shropshire is stuffed with charming village pubs and eateries.
www.shropshireriding.co.uk   (472 words)

  
 Shropshire Chamber - Welcome to Shropshire Chamber of Commerce
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce provides a range of quality services to help local companies manage and develop their businesses.
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce’s Network of Women has just celebrated its first Birthday with an event at the Buckatree Hall Hotel in Telford, in which over 60 business women joined together to network over lunch and see two informative presentations.
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce has just recorded its busiest ever six-month period for processing export documents for Shropshire businesses wishing to do business in other countries.
www.shropshire-chamber.co.uk   (523 words)

  
 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Bordering Wales the county of Shropshire covers an area of 1,347 square miles and is bisected from North West to South East by the river Severn.
Shropshire County Council and the five districts of Bridgnorth, North Shropshire, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Atcham and South Shropshire administer the rest of the County.
The towns of Oldbury and Halesowen are Shropshire detached in Worcestershire under the administration of the two unitary councils of Dudley and Sandwell.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/shropshire.html   (829 words)

  
 Shropshire at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shropshire (abbreviated Salop or Salops) is an county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Cheshire, Staffordshire, Telford and Wrekin, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Powys, and Wrexham.
Shropshire is the geological "capital" of the U.K, as just about every rock type in Northern Europe is found within its borders, as are coal, lead and iron ore deposits.
North Shropshire, is an extension of the flat and fertile Cheshire Gap, its economy is mostly based on Farming.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Shropshire.html   (624 words)

  
 Shropshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An estimate of the population of the administrative county of Shropshire for 2006 is put at 288,846 - making the county the least populated two-tier governed area in the United Kingdom.
South West Shropshire, or simply "Clun", is a little known and remote part of the county, with Clun Forest, Offa's Dyke and the River Clun.
Pubs in Shropshire - A growing database on the public houses of the county, from the Shropshire Star.
en.askmore.net /Salops.htm   (1908 words)

  
 Shropshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Richard, his brother, held estates in Shropshire and Cheshire as an under-tenant, and Robert also held in Shropshire and was butler or chamberlain to Earl Roger, a position of considerable importance.
Madoc was an under-tenant of Earl Roger in Shropshire.
Viger was an under-tenant of Earl Roger in Shropshire.
www.infokey.com /Domesday/Shropshire.htm   (2734 words)

  
 Shropshire travel guide - Wikitravel
Shropshire [1] is England's largest inland county, covering an area of 1,347 square miles.
Shropshire doesn't currently have a main rail link to London, nor its own Airport (though there are always rumours of both being planned).
Shropshire is a predominantly rural area, and car transport remains essential for travellers wanting to take full advantage of the county, despite recent efforts to increase public transport useage.
wikitravel.org /en/Shropshire   (426 words)

  
 Corporate Event in Shropshire Corporate Events & Corporate Team Building
Shropshire (which was oddly abbreviated to Salop between 1974 and 1980) is a large sparsely populated county in the heart of England straddling the hilly area between Wales and Birmingham and covering an area of 1,350 square miles with a population of 400,000.
The main commercial activities of Shropshire are Sheep and Cattle farming.
The north Shropshire landscape is quite flat but in the south rise the 'blue remembered hills' of local poet AE Houseman - the Shropshire Hills.
www.chillisauce.co.uk /corporate-events/shropshire   (224 words)

  
 History of Shropshire Sheep and Association Information
In the 1840s in the hills of Shropshire, England, progressive sheep breeders began to cross the native fl-faced sheep with improved Southdown, Leicester, and Cotswold sheep to develop a medium sized, dual- purpose breed that became known as Shropshires.
Shropshires were first imported in 1855 into the United States and in 1884 the American Shropshire Registry was founded.
The Shropshire Voice is also used for promotion of the breed, being distributed at Shropshire events and mailed to new owners and other interested parties.
www.shropshires.org /about.html   (482 words)

  
 North Shropshire Tourism - Accommodation & Tourist Information
This handy little guide should be kept with you at all times on your visit to North Shropshire and you'll never be left wondering where to go and what to see and do.
North Shropshire is the home to Ginger bread and has been baked in the town for over 200 hundred years.
Shropshires canals cut gently through the North Shropshire countryside, skirting our sandstone hills through a series of lift bridges and staircase locks, a narrow boat cruise will help you to leave the hustle and bustle of everyday life behind.
www.northshropshire.co.uk   (770 words)

  
 GENUKI: Genealogical research information for Shropshire, England
Below are the available headings for Shropshire; but see How the information on this server is presented to the user for further details, and an overall list.
The Shropshire Look-Up Exchange, hosted by Heather Faulkes - a list of volunteers who hold reference material relating to Shropshire and who are willing to undertake small searches.
Names from Musters of the Shropshire Militia 1781-82 are available for purchase on floppy disk or microfiche through Family History Indexes (the link to Militia Musters is part way down the page).
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/SAL   (3387 words)

  
 Shropshire
Nominated By he county of Shropshire, which meets the border with Wales, is divided into two regions by the River Severn.
Shropshire has many literary connections and boasts the legendary hiding place of King Arthur's Holy Grail.
Formerly known as the Munslow Inn, the Crown is a Grade II listed Tudor Inn which was once a "Hundred House" where the ancient courts passed judgements and collected tithes.
www.fatbadgers.co.uk /shropshire.htm   (1502 words)

  
 Shropshire Tourism - Tourist Board Information and Accommodation
Rosecroft is a very comfortable 18th century house in the centre of a picturesque village, close to the historic town of Ludlow.
The details displayed on this page are correct at the time of submission however, Shropshire Tourism would like to advise all visitors to check prices and opening times with the venue prior to travelling in case of changes that might have occured since the submission of this page.
Whilst Shropshire Tourism endeavours to ensure that the information on this site is correct, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy and Shropshire Tourism does not accept any liability for error or omission.
www.shropshiretourism.info /accommodationdetail.cfm?EstID=1409   (465 words)

  
 Tourist Shropshire - The Old Vicarage Hotel , Worfield, Shropshire
Shropshire is a county that is quietly confident in its own unspoilt charm.
Shropshire is a county that doesn't have to try too hard but none- the-less offers a friendly warmth that draws visitors back time and time again.
But to return almost full circle, you couldn't possibly visit Shropshire without spending some time enjoying the simple pleasures of the glorious countryside.
www.oldvicarageworfield.com /shropshire.htm   (463 words)

  
 GENUKI: Genealogical research information for Shropshire, England
Researchers may find one or more of the Shropshire Mailing Lists useful in their research; and Shropshire Surnames are listed within Graham Jaunay's On-line English Names Directory.
Ancestry.com (under "Shropshire, England: Parish and Probate Records" has a number of indexes of parish registers, search is free, for details a subscription is needed.
Names from Musters of the Shropshire Militia 1781-82 are available for purchase on floppy disk or microfiche through Family History Indexes (the link to Militia Musters is part way down the page).
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/SAL   (3189 words)

  
 Easter in Shropshire
Traditionally Easter in Shropshire is the time when most of the county's attractions and events open their doors for the new season so, with the weather improving, there is no better time to visit.
Covering everything you would want to know about Shropshire including accommodation, events and town information, this should be your first port of call for county information.
Shropshire is establishing a reputation as a centre for the arts and literature is high on that list with literary festivals in a number of the county towns.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/shropshire/114823   (471 words)

  
 Shropshire County Hotels
Every year more and more people are making their escape from the dumbing-down of work and taxes, to seek solace and refreshment (which means more than a couple of drinks and a damn good meal) in England's nicest county.
Visitors are always pleased to discover that the warmth of traditional English hospitality lingers a little longer here in Shropshire - even when the sparkle of modern culinary witchcraft gleams from the polished steel and chrome of a newly renovated hotel kitchen.
Some intelligent person has had the bright idea of putting together a small selection of delightfully different country house hotels and restaurants to cover the county and, between them, offer a rich variety of Salopian pleasures to satisfy the enquiring mind and tickle the jaded palette.
www.shropshirecountyhotels.com /index.htm   (283 words)

  
 Shropshire Cycling, Cycling in Shropshire UK
Shropshire can meet all your needs for fantastic cycling holidays.
There are a number of cycling holiday companies that can organise everything for you or you can make your own arrangements using our numerous cycle hire facilities and cycle shops.
This site is designed and operated by Shropshire Tourism as a partnership project with funding support from the England Rural Development Programme and the European Regional Development Fund (Objective 2).
www.shropshirecycling.co.uk   (402 words)

  
 The County of Shropshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2004
Shropshire County Council shall make a print of the map marked "Map referred to in the County of Shropshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2004" available for inspection at its offices by any member of the public at any reasonable time.
The Electoral Registration Officer[8] for each district or borough in the county shall make such rearrangement of, or adaptation of, the register of local government electors as may be necessary for the purposes of, and in consequence of, this Order.
Article 5 obliges the Electoral Registration Officer in each district or borough in the county of Shropshire to make any necessary amendments to the electoral register for that district or borough to reflect the new electoral arrangements.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si2004/20042817.htm   (1431 words)

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