5 Facts About Shrewsbury

1. In the same century, Shrewsbury became famous for its poets.

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2. Unlike many other towns in this period, Shrewsbury never became a centre for heavy industry.

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3. Throughout the Medieval period, Shrewsbury was a centre for the wool trade, and used its position on the River Severn to transport goods across England via the canal system.

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4. In 2011, the actual town and parish of Shrewsbury had a population of 71,715.

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5. Climate of Shrewsbury is similar to that of the rest of Shropshire, generally moderate.

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