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  1. Ludlowadjective

    Of a geologic epoch within the Silurian period from about 423 to 419 million years ago; marked by the appearance of the millipedes.

  2. Ludlownoun

    A town in Shropshire, England.

  3. Ludlownoun

    The Ludlow epoch.


  1. Ludlow

    Ludlow () is a market town in Shropshire, England. The town is significant in the history of the Welsh Marches and in relation to Wales. It is located 28 miles (45 km) south of Shrewsbury and 23 miles (37 km) north of Hereford, on the A49 road which bypasses the town. The town is near the confluence of the rivers Corve and Teme. The oldest part is the medieval walled town, founded in the late 11th century after the Norman conquest of England. It is centred on a small hill which lies on the eastern bank of a bend of the River Teme. Situated on this hill are Ludlow Castle and the parish church, St Laurence's, the largest in the county. From there the streets slope downward to the rivers Corve and Teme, to the north and south respectively. The town is in a sheltered spot beneath Mortimer Forest and the Clee Hills, which are clearly visible from the town.Ludlow has nearly 500 listed buildings, including examples of medieval and Tudor-style half-timbered buildings. The town was described by Sir John Betjeman as "probably the loveliest town in England".


  1. Ludlow

    Ludlow is a market town in Shropshire, England close to the Welsh border and in the Welsh Marches. Located along the A49 road about 12 miles north of Leominster, it lies within a bend of the River Teme, on its eastern bank, forming an area of 350 acres and centred on a small hill. Atop this hill is the site of Ludlow Castle and the market place. From there the streets of the medieval walled town slope downward to the River Teme, and northward toward the River Corve. The town is in a sheltered spot beneath the Clee Hills which are clearly visible from the town. With a population of around 10,000, Ludlow is the largest town in South Shropshire and home to the southern area committee of Shropshire Council. Ludlow has nearly 500 listed buildings. They include some fine examples of medieval and Tudor-style half-timbered buildings including the Feathers Hotel. The parish church, St Laurence Church, is the largest in the county. In 2006, Ludlow was winner of The Great Town Award from The Academy of Urbanism.

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  1. ludlow

    A municipal and Parliamentary borough of England, in the county of Salop, at the confluence of the Corve and Teme. The castle, now a magnificent ruin, was at one time one of the most important strongholds against the Welsh.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ludlow is ranked #8534 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Ludlow surname appeared 3,856 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Ludlow.

    88% or 3,396 total occurrences were White.
    5.1% or 199 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.4% or 94 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 85 total occurrences were Black.
    1.4% or 55 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 27 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ludlow in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ludlow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Ludlow in a Sentence

  1. Motorist Dawn Nelson:

    I was just a second or two behind Lead Pastor James Ludlow, i could hear the three crunch sounds and then it just came down.

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