Ticklerton

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Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CHURCH STRETTON
Postcode district SY6
Dialling code 01694
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52°30′47″N2°45′40″W / 52.513°N 2.761°W / 52.513; -2.761 Coordinates: 52°30′47″N2°45′40″W / 52.513°N 2.761°W / 52.513; -2.761

Ticklerton is a small village in Shropshire, England. It is situated in countryside to the south-east of the market town of Church Stretton.

Shropshire County of England

Shropshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south. Shropshire Council was created in 2009, a unitary authority taking over from the previous county council and five district councils. The borough of Telford and Wrekin has been a separate unitary authority since 1998 but continues to be included in the ceremonial county.

Church Stretton town in Shropshire, England

Church Stretton is a small town in Shropshire, England, 13 miles (21 km) south of Shrewsbury and 15 miles (24 km) north of Ludlow. The population in 2011 was 4,671.

The village barely qualifies as such since it possesses no public house, post office, shop or church. However, it does have a thriving village hall and activities centred on it. The village holds a very traditional fete on the first Saturday of June each year. The village and its community was transformed and brought bouncing back to life in the mid 1970s by the arrival of new families to the parish. It is safe to say, many children of the time would proclaim that Ticklerton had one of the greatest youth clubs and discos, which drew children from many surrounding parishes. This was notably driven by the compassion of William and Judith Shaw, who loved family and village life (Ticklerton Hall 1973-2008).

It lies in the civil parish of Eaton-under-Heywood; nearby is the hamlet of Birtley.

Eaton-under-Heywood village in the United Kingdom

Eaton-under-Heywood is a civil parish in Shropshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 171.

Birtley, Shropshire village in United Kingdom

Birtley is a hamlet in Shropshire, England. It is situated a short distance to the west of the village of Ticklerton, in countryside to the south-east of the market town of Church Stretton. It lies within the civil parish of Eaton-under-Heywood, at an altitude of 195 metres (640 ft).

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