Place:Cleehill, Shropshire, England


Alt namesClee Hillsource: Family History Library Catalog
Located inShropshire, England
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Cleehill is a village in south Shropshire, England. It is sometimes written as Clee Hill Village (including the road sign entering the village) to avoid confusion. It lies in the civil parish of Caynham. The market towns of Ludlow and Cleobury Mortimer are both distant, Ludlow to the west and Cleobury to the east.

It lies on the slope of Titterstone Clee Hill and, lying between and metres above sea level, it is one of the highest settlements in the county. The village has Shropshire's highest public house, at , named "The Kremlin" (previously the Craven Arms), and Shropshire's highest school (the Clee Hill Community Primary School).

The A4117 runs through the village and there is a cattle grid stretching over this major thoroughfare due to the road running across common land. The road reaches an elevation of 381 metres as it passes Titterstone Clee Hill just to the east of the village, and is often affected by snow in winter. The B4214 road to Tenbury Wells starts at a junction with the A4117 in the village.

Cleehill has two pubs, a small convenience store and post office, a florist's shop, a fish and chips take-a-way, and a bakery and cafe. The village has a football club called "Clee Hill United", who play their home games at Knowle Sports Ground, the highest venue in the Mercian Regional Football League at an elevation of 285-290m.

There is a public car park by the A4117, which affords a considerable view over the Teme valley below and further into the counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire. At the car park is a toposcope and other information boards. There are also public conveniences.

The 2L bus service (Ludlow-Cleobury-Bewdley-Kidderminster) calls at Cleehill, providing a regular service Monday to Saturday.

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