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Habberley, Shropshire

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OS grid reference  SJ398035
Country  England
Post town  SHREWSBURY
Local time  Tuesday 9:55 AM
Dialling code  01743
UK parliament constituency  Shrewsbury and Atcham
Region  West Midlands
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Postcode district  SY5
Shire county  Shropshire
Civil parish  Pontesbury
Habberley, Shropshire
Weather  11°C, Wind SW at 24 km/h, 85% Humidity

Habberley is a small village in the English county of Shropshire.

Map of Habberley, Shrewsbury, UK

Habberley lies near the Stiperstones southwest of the town of Shrewsbury.

Formerly a small (325 acres (132 ha)) civil parish in its own right Habberley was merged in to the Pontesbury civil parish in 1967. Its main amenities are a small Anglican church (St Mary's), a public house (The Mytton Arms), and village hall.

In 1824 its population was recorded as 151 - by 1961 this had declined to 66 but residential development such as the conversion of redundant farm buildings has seen it rise again to about 100 residents in 2012. Mary Webb, the romantic novelist, called the place and surrounding district 'Bitterley' in her 1916 novel The Golden Arrow.

References

Habberley, Shropshire Wikipedia


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