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Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire

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Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire

Weston under Penyard is a small village in Herefordshire, England. It lies on the A40 road two miles east of Ross-on-Wye. The Penyard is a prominent hill. The parish church of St Lawrence has a tall 14th century west tower which had a spire until it was damaged by lightning in 1750. A methodist chapel was constructed during the early 19th century but was disused by 1964. The building was subsequently converted for use as private residence.
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO6223
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

Other names by which Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire has been known in the past

Ariconium ~ Weston ~ Weston Under Penyard

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

Weston under Penyard, par. and vil., Herefordshire, in SE. of co.- par., 3142 ac., pop. 828; vil., 2 miles SE. of Ross; P.O.

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