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Birches, Shropshire

Historical Description

Birches, a locality on the river Severn, in Salop, between Coalbrook Dale and Buildwas. A landslip here in 1773 changed the course of the river for several hundred yards.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Shropshire (Salop) is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Shropshire newspapers online: