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Bradshaw’s Guide

Much Wenlock

A town of some importance, situated near the northern base of the Wenlock Edge, a range of limestone hills extending about 14 miles to the sonth-west. Population, 21,590. The splendid remains of a cluniac monastery, consisting of the church and part of the chapter-house, should be seen. Besides the church, with a library in connection therewith, it has its philanthropic institutions, together with the usual characteristics of a well regulated chartered town.

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