High Ercall

High Ercall

High Ercall (pronounced High Arcal) is a village in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England.

It lies on the junction of the B5062 and B5063. There is a pub called the Cleveland Arms and a church.

The old manor house was a Royalist stronghold during the English Civil War and a battle took place at the village during the war. Time Team held a dig here. There are however no tourist facilities.

Just up the road is the World War II airfield which was the home of 29MU, a maintenance unit and end of the line for a lot of aircraft in the early 1950s.

Civil parish

Ercall Magna is the civil parish covering the village of High Ercall and surrounding hamlets.

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