Preston on the Weald Moors, Shropshire, TF6 6DH

Preston on the Weald Moors, Shropshire, TF6 6DH

Date of visit: 6th May 2021


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Preston upon the Weald Moors is a small village on the northern edge of the town of Telford, part of the borough of Telford and Wrekin in Shropshire. According to the 2001 census the village had a population of 205 although this is likely to have risen due to various building conversions over the proceeding ten years. The population was measured at 224 in the 2011 census. It is one of a number of villages that exist on the Weald Moors of Shropshire.

The name Preston upon the Weald Moors (24 letters) is said to be the longest name of any village in England and is thought to have derived from the words priest and tun (meaning, enclosure, farmstead or homestead) indicating that the village may well have ecclesiastical origins.

Listed Status

Phone Number (if known) EX 01952 603524

Location Information
Location – Northing & Westing 52°44’05.8″N, 2°28’20.3″W
Location – Plus code: 9C4VPGMH+X3
Location – what3words: turned.dislikes.blazing
Location – Grid Reference SJ 68207 15362
Location – OS X & Y: 315362, 368207
Location – Latitude & Longitude: 52.734948, -2.472289
Location – UK Postcode:. TF6 6DH