Place:


Wyre Forest  Worcestershire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Wyre Forest like this:

Wyre Forest, ry. sta., Worcestershire, on NW. border of co., 3 miles NW. of Bewdley. Wyre Forest forms the southern portion of the Severn Valley coal-field, which stretches from vicinity of Worcester to Newport in Shropshire.

Wyre Forest through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Wyre Forest has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Wyre Forest go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wyre Forest in Worcestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/17306

Date accessed: 22nd November 2017


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