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Pontrilas, Herefordshire

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Pontrilas, Herefordshire

Pontrilas is a village in south Herefordshire, England, half a mile from the border with Wales. It is in the parish of Kentchurch and lies midway between Hereford and Abergavenny. The village name means 'bridge over three rivers', as the River Dore, Dulas brook and another smaller stream meet there. The main A465 road skirts the west of the village. The neighbouring villages include; Ewyas Harold, Llangua, Dulas, Wormbridge, Kilpeck, Bagwyllydiart, Abbey Dore and Howton.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO3927
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Pontrilas, ry. sta., in co. and 11 miles SW. of Hereford; P.O., T.O.; Pontrilas Court, seat, is in vicinity.

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