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Craswall, Herefordshire

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Craswall, Herefordshire

Craswall (historically also spelt Craswell, Crasswall and Crosswold) is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England. It lies in the far west of the county, in the foothills of the Black Mountains close to the border with Wales. Before 1536 Craswall was in the marcher lordship of Ewyas. Until 1866 it was a chapelry in the large parish of Clodock (until 1852 in the diocese of St. David's). It then became a separate civil parish. The village is near the source of the River Monnow.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO2934
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
 

Other names by which Craswall, Herefordshire has been known in the past

Crasswall ~ Crosswold

Craswall, Herefordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Crasswall, township, Clodock par., W. Herefordshire, 5½ m. SE. of Hay, pop. 306; P.O., called Craswall.

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