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Kenderchurch or Howton, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Kenderchurch or Howton, a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Dore, 1 mile NNE of Pontrilas station on the G.W.R., and 2 miles SE of Abbeydore. Post town, Hereford; money order and telegraph office, Pontrilas. Acreage, 846; population, 62. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £62. The church is ancient, was restored in 1872, and stands on an eminence. It has a handsome rood screen of Tudor date (about 1540), a rude Early English font, and remains of a preaching cross in the churchyard.

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 parishKender-Church St. Mary 
Poor Law unionDore 

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