Wrekin  Shropshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Wrekin like this:

WREKIN (The), a craggy trap mountain in the E of Salop; 2½ miles SW of Wellington. It is 1,320 feet high; it figures conspicuously in a great extent of landscape; and it commands a magnificent prospect.

Additional information about this locality is available for Wellington

Wrekin through time

Wrekin is now part of Telford and Wrekin district. Click here for graphs and data of how Telford and Wrekin has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Wrekin itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wrekin, in Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st October 2019

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