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Newton (Clodock), Herefordshire

Historical Description

Newton, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Clodock parish, Herefordshire, on the river Eskley, 4 miles W of Abbeydore, 3 SW of Vowchurch station on the Golden Valley railway, and 5 NW of Pontrilas station on the G.W.R. Post town and telegraph office, Pontrilas (R.S.O.); money order office, Ewyas Harold. Acreage of township, 1754; population, 223. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £80. Patron, the Vicar of Clodock. The church was erected in 1842 and restored in 1869. 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 
Civil parishClodock 
Poor Law unionDore 

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

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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