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Orleton, Herefordshire

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Orleton, Herefordshire

For the locality Orleton, Worcestershire, see Stanford-on-Teme Orleton is a village in northern Herefordshire, England, at grid reference SO493672, about 7 km north of Leominster. The village is known for its parish church, St George's, where, legend holds, the resurrection of the dead will begin at the Last Trump.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO4967
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
 

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

Alretune

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

Orleton.-- par. and vil., in N. of Herefordshire, Smiles SW. of Ludlow, 2605 ac., pop. 575; P.O.; near the vil. is Orleton Park, seat.

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