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Kilpeck, Herefordshire

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Kilpeck, Herefordshire

Kilpeck is a small village in Herefordshire, England. It is about 9 miles southwest of Hereford, just south of the A465 road to Abergavenny, and about 5 miles from the border with Wales. It is renowned for its small but outstanding Norman (Romanesque) church, SS Mary and David's, but also has the earthworks of a Norman motte and bailey castle, no longer standing.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO4430
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 Kilpeck, Herefordshire has been known in the past

Killpeck ~ Kilpecke ~ Chipeete

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

Killpeck, par., in co. and 8 miles SW. of Hereford, Westmeath, 5259 ac., pop. 865; contains Clonmellon, near which is the seat of Killua Castle.

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