Place:Grinshill, Shropshire, England


Located inShropshire, England
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Grinshill is a small village, and civil parish in Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. The parish is one of the smallest in the district. Grinshill Hill rises above the village to above sea level.

Grinshill is near (east) to the village of Clive. The A49 runs just further to the east of the village.

Stone has been quarried at Grinshill since at least the twelfth century. Grinshill stone is a Triassic sandstone that was described by the Pevsner Architectural Guides as the "pre-eminent" building stone of Shropshire, and has been used in buildings as varied as Haughmond Abbey, Shrewsbury railway station and Welsh Bridge. Most notably, Grinshill stone has been used to make the lintels and door surround of Number 10 Downing Street and in the building of Chequers.

The village church is All Saints [1].

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