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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.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||West Mercia|
Other names by which Kingsland, Herefordshire has been known in the past
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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