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Saint Michael's Church, Loppington, painted by the Rev.
Williams in 1788.
It was built during the later half of the 14th century
Loppington is a village and parish in Shropshiremarker, Englandmarker, situated a few miles west of Wemmarker. The population of the parish (2001) is 576 and there are 206 households.

Loppington was recorded in the Domesday Book as Lopitone.

It has a rich history and many historical buildings, including the Church of Saint Michael, dating back to the 14th century and having traces of a Norman building with characteristic Norman architecture.

Other interesting buildings are The Nook, a timber-framed house near to the church, and Loppington Hall, an early 18th century brick house, a former residence of John Lloyd Dickin restored in 2002.

The village has the only remaining bull ring in North Shropshire, which was reported to be used for bull baiting until the 19th century.

Noteworthy people from Loppington



References

  1. Loppington Village History
  2. Cf. North Shropshire villages - on Loppington


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