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Abbey Dore, Herefordshire

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Abbey Dore, Herefordshire

Abbey Dore is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England, known for Dore Abbey, a 12th century Cistercian abbey, expanded in the 13th century. The village is situated in the Golden Valley, and has a population of 342. Abbey Dore Court has large gardens open to the public in spring and summer. Abbeydore railway station closed in 1941. It was on the Great Western Railway branch line linking Pontrilas and Hay-on-Wye.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO3830
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
Population342 (2001)

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


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

Abbey Dore, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 11 m. SW. of Hereford, on r. Dore, 5390 ac., pop. 535; P.O.

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