Ditton Priors or Priors Ditton, a township and a parish in Salop, under the Brown Clee Hills, 8 1/2 miles SW by W of Bridgnorth, and 5 1/2 SE of Presthope station on the Wellington, Much Wenlock, and Craven Arms branch of the G.W.R. The parish includes the townships of Middleton Priors and Ashfield-with-Ruthall, and has a post office under Bridgnorth; money order and telegraph office, Burwarton. Acreage, 556P; population, 581. The manor bore anciently the name of Dointon, and belonged to Wenlock Abbey. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £170, derived solely from a glebe of 247 acres. The church is ancient, has a tower and wooden spire, and contains an ancient font and some monuments. There are Wesleyan, Primitive Methodist, and Roman Catholic chapels.
Ditton Priors, Shropshire