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The Elephant and Castle public house, Shawbury
|Population||2,872 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||West Midlands|
Shawbury is a village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. It is 8.4 miles (13.5 km) north east of Shrewsbury, the county town, 11.5 miles (18.5 km) north west of Telford and 163 miles (262 km) north west of London. The 2011 census revealed the parish had 2,872 residents.
The village is recorded in the 1085 Domesday Book. In the book, it is called Sawesberie.
The A53 between Shrewsbury and Market Drayton goes through the village.
It is home to RAF Shawbury, a Royal Air Force base.
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