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Eardisland, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Eardisland, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Arrow, near Watling Street, 2 miles SW of Kings-land station on the G.W.R., and 5 W of Leominster. The village contains some half-timbered houses dating from the 14th century, and has a reading-room and library. It has a post office under Pembridge (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Pembridge. Acreage, 3656; population of the civil parish, 500; of the ecclesiastical, 684. Burton Court is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £268. Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church, originally Early English, lias portions of a later period, and was restored in 1864. There is a Wesleyan chapel. A moated mound at the Court House, and a dovecote at the Porch House are objects of great interest.

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 parishEardisland St. Mary 
Poor Law unionWeobley 

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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 districtHR6
Post TownLeominster