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Brockhampton, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Brockhampton, a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Wye, 2 miles ENE of Fawley station on the G.W.R., and 6 N of Ross, which is the post town and telegraph office; money order office, How-Caple. Acreage, 1561; population, 228. Brockhampton Manor is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £64. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. The church is of the Decorated period, and has a low western tower; in the churchyard are remains of a preaching cross and fragments of an octagonal monolith.

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 parishBrockhampton Holy Trinity 
Poor Law unionRoss 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Brockhampton 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 districtHR1
Post TownHereford