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Bredwardine, Herefordshire

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Bredwardine, Herefordshire

Bredwardine is a village in Herefordshire, England, located off the B4352 road in the west of the county. Features include a brick bridge over the River Wye, a historic late 17th century coaching inn named the Red Lion, St Andrews parish church and the site of Bredwardine Castle. The Wye Valley Walk passes through the village. The diarist Francis Kilvert lived in a vicarage on the other bank of the river.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO3344
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 Bredwardine, Herefordshire has been known in the past

Bradwardin ~ Bradwardine ~ Brocheurdie

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

Bredwardine, par. and vil., W. Herefordshire, on river Wye, 7½ m. NE. of Hay, 2245 ac., pop. 337; P.O.

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