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Aston, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Aston, a parish in the county of Hereford, 2 miles from the river Teme, and 4 SW by W of Ludlow, which is the post town. Acreage, 970; population, 31. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; value, £75. The small church is Norman. It was partially restored in 1883. It is dedicated to St Giles, is interesting to archaeologists, and there is adjacent to it a moated camp.

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


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

Ancient CountyHerefordshire 
Ecclesiastical parishAston St. Giles 
Poor Law unionLudlow 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Aston from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Herefordshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR6
Post TownLeominster