Upper Sapey, Herefordshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868


The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"UPPER SAPEY, a parish in the hundred of Broxash, county Hereford, 4 miles N.E. of Bromyard, its post town, and 8 E. of Tenbury. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on Sapey Brook, and on the Hereford and Stourport turnpike road. The land is partly in hop-grounds. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £287 10s., and the glebe comprises 14 acres. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Hereford, value £258. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is an ancient stone structure, with a square tower containing two bells. The parochial charities produce about £26 per annum. There is a school with an annuity of £11. In the neighbourhood are traces of a Roman camp surrounded by a single trench."

"ADAM'S WOOD, a small place in the parish of Upper Sapey, in the county of Hereford."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]