Whitchurch, Shropshire

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Whitchurch
Whitchurch - Bargates - geograph.org.uk - 218966.jpg
Bargates, Whitchurch
Population9,781 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceSJ541415
Civil parish
  • Whitchurch Urban
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWHITCHURCH
Postcode districtSY13
Dialling code01948
PoliceWest Mercia
FireShropshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Shropshire

Whitchurch is a small market town in the north of the county of Shropshire, England. It is the oldest town inhabited in Shropshire. [1] The town lies 2 miles (3 km) east of the Welsh border. As of 2011, the town has a population of 9,781.

The town was founded by the Romans and there are still some Roman artefacts that can be visited in a Museum.[2]

The town has a railway station on the Welsh Marches Line.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Whitchurch town guide". BBC. 14 April 2005. Retrieved 13 July 2006. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Whitchurch Heritage Centre". Shropshire Tourism. Archived from the original on 19 September 2007. Retrieved 13 July 2006. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)