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Castlemorton, Worcestershire

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Castlemorton, Worcestershire

Castlemorton is a village and civil parish close to Malvern in the Malvern Hills District in the county of Worcestershire, England. It consists of a village centre, a large common and many farms and houses within the area. To the south of the village are the earthwork remains of a medieval motte-and-bailey castle. Castlemorton Common was once part of the vast Royal hunting grounds of the Malvern Chase.
DistrictMalvern Hills District
Post townMalvern
Administrative CountyWorcestershire
Traditional CountyWorcestershire
OS GridSO7937
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

Other names by which Castlemorton, Worcestershire has been known in the past

Castle Morton ~ Morton Foliot ~ Morton Folist

Castlemorton, Worcestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Castle Morton, or Morton Foliot, par., W. Worcestershire, 6 miles SE. of Malvern, 3656 ac., pop. 747.

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