In reality, Bridgnorth is two towns: the High Town and the Low Town. Now connected by the steepest inland funicular railway in Britain.
The Low Town was once a thriving port along the banks of the River Severn, while the High Town held the castle, the churches, and many fine 16th and 17th century mansions. Charles I, lost his head here completely, declaring the view to be – “the finest in all my kingdom”.
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