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Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Weston-under-Penyard, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, 2½ miles SE of Ross, with a post and money order office under Ross. The parish comprises 3210 acres; population of the civil parish, 809; of the ecclesiastical, 780. The manor belongs to Lord Ashburton. Frogmore House, Parkfields, Penyard House, and Rudhall are chief residences. Remains of an old castle are in Penyard Park. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £606. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is Norman and Early English, and was restored in 1867. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels.

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 parishWeston-Under-Penyard St. Lawrence 
Poor Law unionRoss 

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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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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR9
Post TownRoss-On-Wye