Ludlow

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Ludlow
Ludlow viewed from the Whitcliffe
Ludlow viewed from the Whitcliffe
The Coat of Arms of Ludlow, Shropshire
Coat of arms of Ludlow
Map of Shropshire, with a red dot showing the position of Ludlow
Map of Shropshire, with a red dot showing the position of Ludlow
Ludlow
Location within Shropshire
Population10,266 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceSO512746
• London154 miles (248 km)
Civil parish
  • Ludlow
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLUDLOW
Postcode districtSY8
Dialling code01584
PoliceWest Mercia
FireShropshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Shropshire
52°22′N 2°43′W / 52.37°N 2.71°W / 52.37; -2.71Coordinates: 52°22′N 2°43′W / 52.37°N 2.71°W / 52.37; -2.71

Ludlow is a town in Shropshire, a county of England. The town is very old and dates back to around 800 AD. There is a large castle and many other historic buildings.

There are just over 10,000 people living in the town.

It is the largest town in the South Shropshire area.

The town, though not large, is important in its area, which includes the Welsh Marches, Wales and South Shropshire. Its parish church, St Laurence's, is the largest in the county.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mawer, Fred (4 October 2006). "Getting a Taste for Ludlow". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 17 September 2007.