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Castle Frome, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Castle-Frome, a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Frome, 5 miles NNE of Ashperton station on the G.W.R., and 6½ NNW of Ledbury, which is the post town; money order office, Bosbury; telegraph office, Ashperton railway station. Acreage, 1567; population, 165. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £222 with residence. The church is small, consisting of chancel, nave, and tower, with spire, and was restored in 1878; it contains a curious Norman font.

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 parishCastle Froome St. Michael 
Poor Law unionLedbury 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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