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Bartestree, Herefordshire

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Bartestree, Herefordshire

Bartestree is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England, 7 km east of Hereford on the A438 road. The name is thought to be derived from the Old English Beorhtwald's tree. The Convent of Our Lady of Charity & Refuge was founded in 1863 by Robert Biddulph Phillips of Longworth and occupied a large, red-brick building by Edward Pugin.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO5641
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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


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

Bartestree, par., in mid. of co. and 6 miles NE. of Hereford, pop. 199; P.O. It has a Roman Catholic nunnery founded in 1870.

Bartestree, Herefordshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

BARTESTREE, a chapelry, in the parish of Dormington, hundred of Greytree, union and county of Hereford, 4½ miles (E.) from Hereford; containing 44 inhabitants. The chapelry is situated near the right bank of the river Froome, and is crossed by the road from Hereford to Ledbury; it comprises 410 acres. The living is a perpetual curacy, united to the vicarage of Dormington. A rent-charge of £90 has been awarded as a commutation for the vicarial tithes. The chapel is dedicated to St. James.

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