Boscobel. An extra-parochial place, in the Hales Owen division of the hundred of Brimstry, containing 5 houses, and 30 inhabitants, about 6 miles east of Shiffnall, remarkable in history, as the place in which king Charles the second concealed himself from his pursuers, after unfortunate battle of Worcester. Boscobel house is now the property of Thomas Evans, Esq.
Source: The Shropshire Gazetteer, with an Appendix, including a Survey of the County and Valuable Miscellaneous Information, with Plates. Printed and Published by T. Gregory, Wem, 1824.