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Yarpole, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Yarpole, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, 2 miles W by N of Berrington and Eye station on the Shrewsbury and Hereford (L. & N.W. and G.W. Joint) railway, and 5 NNW of Leominster. There is a post office under Leominster; money order and tekgraph office, Orleton. Acreage, 2534; population, 512. Highwood House, Bircher Hall, Bycroft, and the Knoll are chief residences. The living is a vicarage annexed to Croft. The church was restored in 1864. There are Wesleyan, Primitive Methodist, and Plymouth Brethren 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 parishYarpole St. Leonard 
Poor Law unionLeominster 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Yarpole from the following:

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 districtHR6
Post TownLeominster