According to the 2001 census it had a population of 12. Because of its small population, it shares a parish council with the neighbouring Donington parish. It is the smallest parish in Shropshire by population – the smallest by area is Deuxhill.
A historical romance on the subject was published as Boscobel in 1871 by William Harrison Ainsworth.
The "pine groves of Boscobel" are mentioned (twice) by Charles Kinbote, narrator of Vladimir Nabokov's 1962 postmodern novel Pale Fire, in descriptions of his escape from Zembla.
White Ladies Priory
The parish is the site of White Ladies Priory, formerly a priory of Augustinian canonesses.
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