Ellesmere Shropshire a Historic Market town located near Oswestry in North Shropshire
Ellesmere Shropshire Popular with tourists
Ellesmere has a lovely town center with many shops, eating places, an indoor market, and historic buildings.
The Blackwater Marina is a beautiful water feature of the town and is very popular with Narrowboat holidays.
There are many local Bed and Breakfast guest houses and hotels including The Red Lion, Ellesmere Hotel, and Black Lion.
The local people in Ellesmere are very friendly and it is a lovely place to live or to visit.
Ellesmere Shropshire in the Past
Ellesmere Town Centre mid 20th Century
Ellesmere Railway Station
Ellesmere Railway station in the 1950′s and 60′s was a popular railway stop situated between Wrexham and Whitchurch.
Ellesmere Shropshire motte and bailey castle 200m southwest of St Mary’s Church, The date of construction is not known but the castle is usually ascribed to Roger of Montgomery and was probably built not long after 1086.
Ellesmere Dairy was built in the 1930s to serve the many dairy farms in the region. The creamery was owned by United Dairies, which became Unigate Dairies in 1959. At some point before its closure in 1987-89