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Much Birch, Herefordshire

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Much Birch, Herefordshire

Much Birch is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England, between Hereford and Ross-on-Wye. The parish includes the settlements of Kings Thorn, Much Birch and parts of Wormelow. The Parish of Much Birch in Herefordshire is located midway between Hereford and Ross-on-Wye. It extends for about 1.5 miles along the A49, a busy trunk road running from the border with South Wales to North West England. The church of St Mary and St Thomas of Canterbury by Thomas Foster dates from 1837.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO5030
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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

Birch ~ Birch Great ~ Birch Much ~ Great ~ Great Birch

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

Birch, Much, par., in S. of co. and 6½ miles S. of Hereford, 1287 ac., pop. 528; P.O.

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