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Grendon Bishop, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Grendon Bishop, a parish in Herefordshire, 4 miles WNW of Bromyard, and 8 E of Leominster. It includes Little Common and Grendon Green. Post town, Bromyard; money order and telegraph office, Bredenbury. Acreage, 1698; population, 137. There is an ancient camp. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £142. Patron, the Vicar of Bromyard. The church was rebuilt in 1788, and was restored in 1870.

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 parishGrendon Bishop St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionBromyard 

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Land and Property

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