Benthall  Shropshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Benthall like this:

BENTHALL, a parish in Madeley district, Salop; near the river Severn, 2 miles NE of Much-Wenlock r. station. Post Town, Much-Wenlock, under Wellington. Acres, 824. Real property, £1,704. Pop., 499. Houses, 102. The property is all in one estate. Lime spars are found; and potteries are carried on. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £93. Patron, the Vicar of Much-Wenlock. The church is good.

Benthall through time

Benthall is now part of Bridgnorth district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bridgnorth has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Benthall itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Benthall, in Bridgnorth and Shropshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 03rd December 2021

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