Acton Scott, Shropshire, SY6 6QN

Acton Scott, Shropshire, SY6 6QN

Date of visit: 24th April 2021


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Acton Scott is a village and parish near Church Stretton in Shropshire, England. The population of the Civil Parish at the 2011 Census was 104. It lies in the Shropshire Hills area of outstanding natural beauty. The settlement was registered as Actune in the Domesday Book.

It is most well known for the 30-acre (120,000 m2) Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, a Victorian living museum featured in the Victorian Farm BBC TV series. Visitors to the farm can take part in various workshops and courses on such activities as turning butter, hand-milking cows and herding live-stock. Many skills such as bodging, forging, pole-lathing, wheel and brick-making are demonstrated. The Acton family live on the 1,500-acre (6.1 km2) estate and have worked it since the twelfth century.

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Location – Northing & Westing 52°30’18.0″N, 2°48’22.9″W
Location – Plus code: 9C4VG53V+XF
Location – what3words: bleach.scope.eliminate
Location – Grid Reference SO 45364 89984
Location – OS X & Y: 289984, 345364
Location – Latitude & Longitude: 52.504999, -2.806361
Location – UK Postcode:. SY6 6QN