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Knill, Herefordshire

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Knill, Herefordshire

Knill is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England. Recorded in the Domesday Book (1086) as Chenille (from the Old English meaning 'Place by the hillock') the little village of Knill sits just inside the Herefordshire side of the border with Wales, 4.5 km south west of Presteigne and very much in 'The Marches' as these borderlands are known.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO2960
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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


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

Knill, par., Herefordshire, in NW. of co., on river Lugg, 4 miles NW. of Kington ry. sta., 798 ac., pop. 94; contains the seat of Knill Court.

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