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Fownhope, Herefordshire

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Fownhope, Herefordshire

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.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO5834
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
 

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

Hope

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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