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Stoke on Tern
St Peter's church, Stoke on Tern, Shropshire
St Peter's Church
Population 2,034 (2011 census)
OS grid reference SJ639278
Civil parish
  • Stoke upon Tern
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district TF9
Dialling code 01743
Police West Mercia
Fire Shropshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament
  • North Shropshire
List of places
52°50′49″N 2°32′10″W / 52.847°N 2.536°W / 52.847; -2.536Coordinates: 52°50′49″N 2°32′10″W / 52.847°N 2.536°W / 52.847; -2.536

Stoke on Tern is a village in Shropshire, England. It is in the civil parish of Stoke upon Tern, next to the River Tern.

It is near to the border with Staffordshire. In the 2011 census, the civil parish had a population of 2,034 people. The small villages of Stoke Heath, Ollerton, Eaton upon Tern and Wistanswick are also in the parish.

The village is 6.5 miles (10.5 km) south-west of the centre of Market Drayton and is around half way between Market Drayton and Telford. The village of Hodnet is 2.6 miles (4.2 km) to the west.

The village has a church and a primary school.


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