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Llanwarne, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Llanwarne, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, on an affluent of the river Wye, 4½ miles SE of Tram Inn station on the G.W.R., and 63- NW by W of Ross. There is a post office under Tram Inn (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Tram Inn. Acreage, 2473; population, 323. Lyston Court is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £300 with residence. Thfr old church was a fine specimen of Saxon; consisted of nave, aisles, and chancel, with finely embattled tower, which with north chapel and part of the walls still stand. The new church was built in 1864 at a cost of £2560, is in the Decorated style and cruciform, of local stone with Bath stone-dressings, and has window tracery of Painswick stone. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 parishLlanwarne St. John the Baptist 
Poor Law unionRoss 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtHR2
Post TownHereford