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Walterstone, Herefordshire

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Walterstone, Herefordshire

Walterstone is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England near the Welsh border and the Brecon Beacons National Park, 25 km south west of Hereford. The parish had a population of 97 in the 2001 UK Census and is grouped with Craswall, Llanveynoe and Longtown to form Longtown Group Parish Council for administrative purposes. There is a motte-and-bailey castle in the village to the west of St Mary's church and an Iron Age hill fort on high ground 1 km to the east.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO3425
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 code01873
Population97 (Parish)

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

Walterstone.-- par., Herefordshire, in SW. of co., 4½ miles SW. of Abbey Dore, 1241 ac., pop. 144.

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