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Dovaston, Shropshire

Historical Description

Dovaston, a township in Kinnerley parish, Salop, 6¼miles SE of Oswestry. A spot called Kynaston's Leap, on Dovaston Common, is named after the famous outlaw. There is a Congregational chapel.

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.


Online maps of Dovaston are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Shropshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtSY10
Post TownOswestry