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Hergest, Upper and Lower, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Hergest, Upper and Lower, a township in Kington parish, Herefordshire, 2 miles W by SW of Kington. Hergest Court formerly belonged to the Vaughan family, and was rebuilt in 1776.

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 parishKington 
Poor Law unionKington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hergest, Upper and Lower from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Herefordshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Herefordshire newspapers online: