Weston Lullingfields

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Weston Lullingfields
The Old Vicarage Weston Lullingfields - geograph.org.uk - 631447.jpg
The old vicarage and village church
Grid reference: SJ426248
Location: 52°49’5"N, 2°51’4"W
Post town: Shrewsbury
Postcode: SY4
Dialling code: 01939
Local Government
Council: Shropshire
North Shropshire

Weston Lullingfields is a village in Shropshire, located about ten miles north-west of Shrewsbury in the parish of Baschurch.


The village name 'Weston' is a common one in Britain. It is Anglo-Saxon in origin and means 'west farm'.


Weston Lullingfields was a terminus of a branch of the Ellesmere Canal known as the Weston Branch. The canal was originally intended to continue on to Shrewsbury, but was never completed as intended. At Weston Lullingfields the canal company built a wharf, four lime kilns, a public house, stables, a clerk's house and weighing machine. These were opened in 1797 and closed in 1917 when the Weston branch was closed following a breach of the canal.[1]


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  1. Raven, Michael (2005). A guide to Shropshire. Michael Raven. pp. 264. ISBN 0-906114-34-9. 
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