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Linton, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Linton, a village and a parish in Herefordshire. The village stands on the boundary line between Herefordshire and Gloucestershire, 3 miles N of Mitcheldean Road station on the Hereford, Ross, and Gloucester section of the G.W.R., and 4½ ENE of Ross. It has a post and money order office under Ross; telegraph office, Ross. The parish contains also the hamlets of Bromsash, Shutton, and Studley, and part of the ecclesiastical parish of Gorsley, with Clifford's Mesne. Acreage, 2775; population of the civil parish, 805; of the ecclesiastical, 450. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £376 with residence. Patron, St John's College, Oxford. The church is ancient, has a tower and spire, and was restored in 1876.

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 parishLinton St. Mary 
Poor Law unionNewent 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Linton 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 districtHR9
Post TownRoss-On-Wye