2014 Vacation: UK – Bridgnorth Town, Shropshire, England.

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Bridgnorth is a town in Shropshire, England, situated on the Severn Valley. It is split into High Town and Low Town, named on account of their elevations relative to the River Severn, which separates the upper town on the right bank from the lower on the left.

 

 


 

Bridgenorth, Shropshire, England

 

 


 

Bridgnorth Highlights

 


 

Bridgnorth, shropshire, England.

Bridgnorth, shropshire, England.

 

But Bridgnorth is not just a spectacular setting, it is famous too. Did you know that our castle leans more than the Tower of Pisa?

Points of Interest:
High Street
Town Hall
St. Leonard’s Church
Castle & Groiunds
Stoneway Stairs
Cliff Railway

 

 

Bridgnorth High Street: A small video, captures the feel of Bridgnorth High Street.

 

Bridgenorth High Street

Bridgenorth High Street

 

Bridgnorth High Street.
It contains several notable buildings.  The Town Hall with its sandstone pillars supporting timber rooms above was erected in 1652 and modifies in 1887.Old Post Office built during the Arts and Crafts Movement, in 1901. Scattered along the High Street are numerous timber framed buildings. On the south end of the High Street is the [Postern Gate] marks the boundary between the 12th century Bridgnorth [which lay within the castle bailey to the south], and more planned town along the High Street. The new town was laid out with narrow plots of land at right angles to the road known as burgage plots. They had a house at the front and a yard, stable or servant cottage behind.

 

Bridgnorth Town Hall

Bridgnorth – Town Hall

 

Bridgnorth - North Gate

Bridgnorth – North Gate

 

Bridgnorth  Post Office

Bridgnorth Post Office

 

Bridgnorth  Post Office

Bridgnorth Post Office

 

Bridgnorth  - Postern Gate

Bridgnorth – Postern Gate

 

Bridgnorth

Bridgnorth – W Castle Street

 

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

 

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

 

Bridgnorth - St. Leonard's Churcch

Bridgnorth – St. Leonard’s Churcch

 

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