Letton, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Letton, a township and a parish in Herefordshire. The township lies on the river Wye, 1 ½ mile SSW of Kinnersley station on the Hereford and Brecon branch of the M.R., and 6 ½ miles SW of Weobly, and has a post office (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Eardisley. The parish contains also the township of Hurstley, and comprises 1215 acres; population, 147. The manor, with Letton Court, belongs to the Dew family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £197 with residence. The church is ancient, has a tower, and contains monumental tablets of the Blissets. It was restored in 1883.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Herefordshire
Ecclesiastical parish Letton St. Peter
Hundred Stretford
Poor Law union Weobley

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