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Dorstone, Herefordshire

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Dorstone, Herefordshire

Dorstone is a village within the Golden Valley, Herefordshire, England. There is a thriving community with a church and public house with restaurant. The Golden Valley area offers excellent hillwalking and horseback riding countryside and is noted for its scenery. It is within the catchment area of the popular Fairfield secondary school. Dorstone once contained a castle, Dorstone Castle. A mile to the south the fragmentary remains of Snodhill Castle can still be seen.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO3141
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01981

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


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

Dorstone, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Herefordshire, 5½ miles E. of Hay, 5385 ac., pop. 445; P.O.

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