Thornbury, Herefordshire

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Thornbury is a village in Herefordshire, England, 5.5 km (3.4 mi) north of the town of Bromyard. The population of the village as taken at the 2011 Census was 197. [1]

Herefordshire County of England

Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, governed by Herefordshire Council. It borders Shropshire to the north, Worcestershire to the east, Gloucestershire to the south-east, and the Welsh counties of Monmouthshire and Powys to the west.

Town settlement that is bigger than a village but smaller than a city

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Bromyard market town in Herefordshire, England

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A Thornbury cottage

The village has one church. To the north of Thornbury is Thornbury Court. Two tributaries of the River Frome surround the village. Wall Hills, a hill fort lies 1 km to the east.

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Tributary stream or river that flows into a main stem river or lake

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River Frome, Herefordshire river in Herefordshire, United Kingdom

The River Frome is a river in Herefordshire, England. It flows through Bromyard, and Bishops Frome. Immediately below the depopulated village of Stretton Grandison its tributary, the river or brook named the Lodon, joins it. It then flows west, past Yarkhill and the farmstead or locality of Prior's Frome before its confluence with the Lugg at Hampton Bishop about 2 miles (3.2 km) before the latter joins the Wye.

Garmsley Hill Fort

Garmsley Hill fort, in the west of the Parish and quarter of mile east of Garmsley Farm, is a scheduled monument. [2]

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References

  1. "Parish population 2011" . Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  2. Anon (2015). "Garmsley Hill Fort: A Scheduled Monument in Thornbury, Herefordshire". Ancient Monuments. Good Stuff. Retrieved 13 July 2018.

Coordinates: 52°14′02″N2°33′22″W / 52.234°N 2.556°W / 52.234; -2.556

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