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St Margaret, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Margaret, St, a parish in Herefordshire, near the river Dore, 2 miles S of Vowchurch station on the Golden Valley railway, and 4 NW by N of Abbeydore. Post town, Hereford; money order office, Peterchurch; telegraph office, Pon-trilas. Acreage, 2609; population, 237. The surface is hilly and well wooded, and the higher grounds commands extensive views. Stone is quarried. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Michaelchurch Escley, in the diocese of Hereford; joint gross value, £210. The church is ancient, and was partially restored in 1866.

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 
Poor Law unionDore 

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