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Bridstow, Herefordshire

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Bridstow, Herefordshire

Bridstow is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England. The village lies 2 km west of Ross-on-Wye and 17 km southeast of Hereford. The parish is bounded to the east and south by the River Wye. The A40 road linking the M50 motorway to South Wales runs through the parish, crossing the Wye at Bridstow Bridge. The parish had a population of 859 in the 2001 UK Census. The largest village in the parish is Wilton. , site of the Grade I listed Wilton Castle and Wilton Bridge.
Post townROSS-ON-WYE
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO5824
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01989
Population859 (Parish)

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

Bridstow, par. with ry. sta., SE. Herefordshire, on river Wye, 1 mile NW. of Ross, 2199 ac., pop. 685.

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