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Weston under Penyard

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"WESTON-under-PENYARD, a parish in the hundred of GREYTREE, county of HEREFORD, 2 miles (E. S. E.) from Ross, containing 674 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £18, and in the patronage of the Bishop of Hereford, The church is dedicated to St. Lawrence,"  [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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Bibliography

  • Herrod, David - Weston-under-Penyard, A Herefordshire Parish Yesterday and Today. Published by A & K Publications, 2001. ISBN 1-84108-007-1. A Millennium History of the Parish, beginning with a brief account of the Roman town of Ariconium (a settlement on the high ground at Bury Hill near Bromsash), through to the First and Second World Wars. There is a comprehensive chapter on St Lawrence's Parish Church, and chapters devoted to the School, Farming - Then and Now, Historic Buildings and Monuments, and Parish Characters. There are 8 pages of full colour illustrations, and the front and back covers have respectively, a Parish Boundary Map, and a Land Utilisation Map (with Field Boundaries marked), both for the year 2000.
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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Weston under Penyard has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO633233 (Lat/Lon: 51.90732, -2.535095), Weston under Penyard which are provided by: