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Lower Harpton, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Harpton, Lower, a township in the parish of Old Radnor, Radnorshire, but situated in Herefordshire, 3½' miles. NW of Kington. Acreage, 843; population, 70.

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 parishOld Radnor 
Poor Law unionKington 
Registration districtKington1837 - 1839
Registration districtPresteigne1838 - 1870
Registration districtKington1870 - 1974

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Lower Harpton from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Lower Harpton 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 districtLD8
Post TownPresteigne