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Himbleton, Worcestershire

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Himbleton, Worcestershire

Himbleton is a village in Worcestershire, England. It lies about 5 miles south-east of Droitwich and 7.5 miles north-east of Worcester. There is an Anglican church, dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene. Located on Neight Hill in the village is a first school, Himbleton Church of England First School, catering for children aged 4–9, which was opened in 1873. There is also a pub, The Galton Arms, which has featured several times in the Good Beer Guide.
DistrictWychavon
Post townWORCESTER
Administrative CountyWorcestershire
Traditional CountyWorcestershire
OS GridSO9458
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
Population415 (2001)
 

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

Himeltun

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

Himbleton, par. and vil., E. Worcestershire, 4 miles SE. of Droitwich, 2040 ac., pop. 421.

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