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Wadborough, Worcestershire

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Wadborough, Worcestershire

Wadborough is a small village 2 miles outside Pershore and 7 miles from Worcester. The village is in Worcestershire, England. The village is an old farming community, with its nearest church a mile away in Pirton. Wadborough is first mentioned in the 10th century when King Edgar of England confirmed that four manses (priests houses) there belonged to Pershore Abbey. The Abbey owned most of the land in the area. Place names like Abbottswood and Hermitage Farm reflect a long church ownership.
DistrictWychavon
Post townWORCESTER
Administrative CountyWorcestershire
Traditional CountyWorcestershire
OS GridSO9047
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 code01905
 

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

Wadberge

Wadborough, Worcestershire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

WADBOROUGH, a hamlet, in the parish of the Holy Cross, Pershore, union, and Upper division of the hundred, of Pershore, Pershore and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, 3½ miles (W. N. W.) from Pershore; containing 207 inhabitants. The Birmingham and Gloucester railway passes through it.

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