Category Archives: Shropshire

Shrewsbury Abbey, Shropshire

Julie decided we needed to go to Shrewsbury. We got a Shopmobility buggy, did a few shops, then I escaped and walked down to Shrewsbury Abbey. Beautiful and welcoming, with a good website and excellent guidebook. I’ll use the guide as … Continue reading

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Benthall, Shropshire – St Bartholomew

Driving from Much Wenlock to Ironbridge we saw a National Trust sign to Benthall Hall – I hadn’t even noticed this in the handbook (£6.40 each saved) – here is the Trust’s website. The car park surface and gravelled path to … Continue reading

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Much Wenlock, Shropshire – Holy Trinity

It’s Tuesday 4 August 2015 and we drove south from Ironbridge to Much Wenlock, found a parking space, and had a wander round this lovely town. First stop was a lovely second hand bookshop – website – I had to … Continue reading

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Ironbridge, Shropshire – St Luke

The other reason for a holiday in Shropshire is an exhibition at Coalbrookdale Gallery “To check the tide of prejudice: John Cooke Bourne and the London & Birmingham Railway” – website. I wrote an essay for my York Railway Course on this … Continue reading

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