Brockhampton (Bromyard), Herefordshire
Brockhampton or Norton-with-Brockhampton, a township in Herefordshire, lies 2 miles NE of Bromyard, which is the post town. Acreage, 3160; population, 550. The place contains several good residences suburban to Bromyard. Brockhampton House is a fine mansion on the Downs, erected in 1760, and has a chapel attached. The old mansion is adjacent, and is an interesting and well-preserved specimen of a 14th century residence; adjoining is a small chapel in ruins. The estate has for centuries been in the possession of the Barneby family. On the Downs are also stone quarries, rifle butts, and a racecourse.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Brockhampton (Bromyard) from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Brockhampton)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Herefordshire is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
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