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Middleton on the Hill, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Middleton-on-the-Hill, a parish in Herefordshire, near the boundary with Salop, 3 miles W by S of Easton Court station, and S½ E of Berrington and Eye station on the Shrewsbury and Hereford Joint (L. & N.W. and G.W.) railway, 5 SW of Tenbury, and 5 NE by N of Leominster. Post town, Tenbury; money order office, Brimfield. Acreage, 2997; population, 308. There are quarries. Moor Abbey is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Kimbolton, in the diocese of Hereford. The church is ancient, and has a large tower.

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 parishMiddleton-on-the-Hill St. Mary 
Poor Law unionLeominster 

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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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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtSY8
Post TownLudlow