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Limebrook, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Limebrook, a township in Lingen and Wigmore parishes, Herefordshire, near the river Lugg, 4¼ miles ENE of Presteign. An Augustinian nunnery was founded here in the time of Richard I., and was given at the dissolution to John West and Robert Gratwick.

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 parishWigmore 
Poor Law unionLudlow 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Limebrook from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Limebrook are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtSY7