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Fownhope is a village in Herefordshire, England, an area of outstanding natural beauty on the banks of the River Wye. The village has a church, primary school, medical centre, two pubs, two hotels, a fitness/leisure centre, butchers, forge and a hairdressers. There is a village hall and a recreation/sports field and pavilion, both of which are well used by the many clubs and societies in the village.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||West Mercia|
Other names by which Fownhope, Herefordshire has been known in the past
Fownhope, Herefordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Fownhope, par. and vil., on river Wye, in co. and 6 miles SE. of Hereford, 4723 ac., pop. 1038; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Fownhope Court.
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