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Whitbourne, Herefordshire

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Whitbourne, Herefordshire

Whitbourne (Anglo-Saxon for "white stream") is a village in Eastern Herefordshire, England on the banks of the River Teme and close to the A44. It is close to Bringsty Common on one side and the border of Worcestershire on the other. Around 400 people live in the village itself with about as many residing in surrounding houses and farms. It has a Welsh Water pumping station, which supplies the town of Bromyard and the surrounding area and which flooded in July 2007.
Post townWorcester
Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO7256
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01886
Population400
 

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

Whitborne

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

Whitbourne, par., Herefordshire, in NE. of co., on river Teme, 5 miles NE. of Bromyard, 3056 ac., pop. 745; Whitbourne Hall, seat, was at one time a palace of the bishops of Hereford.

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