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Brimfield, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Brimfield, a village and a parish in Herefordshire. The village stands near the river Teme, 1 mile SE of Wooferton station on the Shrewsbury and Hereford Joint (G.W. and L. & N.W.) railway, and 5 miles S by E of Ludlow, and has a head post office (R.S.O.) The parish includes also the hamlet of Wyson. Acreage, 1853; population, 560. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value,, £201 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is a plain, good edifice, with a modern tower, and has been restored in 1834 and 1884. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel at Wyson.

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 
Poor Law unionTenbury 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtSY8
Post TownLudlow