In 1379 Welshmen were forbidden to purchase land in the county save on certain conditions, and this enactment was reinforced in 1400.
The historic county is nearly coterminous with the geographic county, but two small areas within the geographic county lie outside the historic county: an area south of Market Drayton in North Shropshire belongs to the historic county of Staffordshire, and an area south of Ludlow.Dairy farming predominates on the northern plain.Salop can also mean the county town, Shrewsbury, and in historical records, shropshire is described as "the county of Salop" and Shrewsbury as "the town of Salop".He also constructed the first iron boat.In 1260 licence was granted to dig coal in the Clee Hills, and in 1291 the abbot of Wigmore received the profits of a coal mine at Caynham.Hundreds edit See also: List of hundreds of England and Wales Shropshire Hundreds in England had various judicial, fiscal and other local government functions, their importance gradually declining from the end of manorialism to the latter part of the 19th century.Castles edit The constant necessity of defending their territories against the Welsh prompted the Norman lords of Shropshire to such activity in castle-building that out of 186 castles in England no less than 32 are in this county.Bedfordshire, berkshire, buckinghamshire, cambridgeshire, cheshire, city of Bristol, city of London.Shropshire rapidly became the greatest iron-producing area in England.Toward the east, tributaries of the Severn have dissected the plain into a series of valleys and low ridges running generally north-south.Find Your Hub, most hubs serve large geographical areas and some serve schools across the dotted regional boundary lines.The Lands of Wrentnall (Ernui Chetel before the conquest) and Great Lyth were amalgamated under The Barony of Pulverbatch (devolved over the centuries to Condover, held by various families and now, Wrentnall and Great Lyth Manorial rights belong to the present Lord of the Manors.South Yorkshire, staffordshire Suffolk Surrey Tyne and Wear Warwickshire West Midlands West Sussex West Yorkshire Wiltshire Worcestershire New echange de photo and Popular deenesfritpt.Northamptonshire, northumberland, nottinghamshire, oxfordshire, rutland, shropshire, somerset.Part of Shropshire was included in the Welsh diocese of St Asaph until the disestablishment of the Church in Wales (1920 comprising the deanery of Oswestry in the archdeaconry of Montgomery, and two parishes in the deanery of Llangollen and the archdeaconry of Wrexham.The Domesday Survey mentions salt-works at Ditton Priors, Caynham and Donnington.We have have a dedicated fitting bay, retail shop, customer waiting area, disabled access and free parking- all within a walking distance of Harlescotts retail parks and a very short ride to Shrewsbury Town Centre.