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Kingsland, Herefordshire

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Kingsland, Herefordshire

Kingsland is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Herefordshire. It is located 5 kilometres north-west of Leominster. The village church was built during the reign of Edward I by Edward, Lord Mortimer and is dedicated to St Michael. To the west of the church are the earthwork remains of a motte-and-bailey castle. Mortimer Park, located just outside the village, is home to Luctonians Rugby Club who currently play in National League 2 North.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO4461
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
 

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

Lene

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

Kingsland.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., Herefordshire, in N. of co., 5 miles NW. of Leominster, 4735 ac., pop. 1063; P.O., T.O. The church of St Michael is a 13th century structure; a stone pedestal (1799) commemorates the battle of Mortimer,s Cross (1461), which was fought on Kingsland Field, 2 miles NW. of vil.

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