Place:Berrington, Shropshire, England


Located inShropshire, England
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Berrington is a small village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. According to the 2001 census the village had a population of 30, though the parish, which also includes the larger village of Cross Houses and other settlements such as Betton Strange and Cantlop, had a population of 805 in total.

The village is about five miles SE of Shrewsbury. The local newsletter, The Village Pump, is distributed monthly. There is a phone box and a village hall.

A notable feature in the parish is Cantlop Bridge.

A damaged wooden effigy in the parish church (All Saints) is known locally as 'Old Scriven'. It is said that he once fought a lion, hence his damaged face.

Berrington Manor is a Grade II* listed 17th century timber-framed house, located opposite All Saints church.

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