This article is about the town of Shrewsbury in England. For other places of the same name, see Shrewsbury (disambiguation)
Shrewsbury (pronounced both Shroozbury and Shrozebury) is the principal town in the county of Shropshire, England. It may have been founded by the Romans who had the city of Viroconium (Wroxeter) nearby.
Shrewsbury Castle was built shortly after the Norman Conquest, but the present day castle dates from the 13th century. There are many well-preserved half-timbered black-and-white houses here, among them the Abbot's House of 1500, in Butcher Row.