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Chilham

Chilham

a Picturesque Village in the county of Kent

Floating Bridge at Cowes, Isle of Wight

Cowes

in the county of Isle of Wight


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Pictures of Hereford

a Historic City in the county of Herefordshire
Hereford Old Bridge + Cathedral

About Hereford

Hereford is a town in the west of England bordering wales. It has a beautiful cathedral which was established in the 7th century and a medieval bridge over the River Wye. Famous for its cider making all over the world. David Garrick (1717 - 1779), one of the most influential and popular figures in the whole of British theatre history was born here, as was the royal mistress of Charles II, Nell Gwynne. She was one of 13 of Charles's mistresses but the most popular with the public. There is a pub named after her on Monkmoor street in the City. The famous british fighting force the SAS are also based in Hereford and the area is famous too for its cattle, the white faced Herefordshire Bull which is used alot as an emblem to signify something as being from Herefordshire

Interesting & Historical Facts about Hereford

Hereford Cathedral houses 10 bells which are 140ft high in the tower. The oldest of the bells is the sixth bell which dates to the 13th century. The bells of Hereford Cathedral are sometimes known as the 'Grand Old Lady' because of their unique ring of bells.

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the norman carved arch at kilpeck church herefordshire

Kilpeck (13 Pictures) in the county of Herefordshire

(7.4 miles, 11.8 km, direction SW of Hereford)

Hidden away in one of England's most glorious little medieval villages, lies what is without doubt, the finest small Norman church in Britain...

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Ross-on-Wye (29 Pictures) in the county of Herefordshire

(11.3 miles, 18.3 km, direction SE of Hereford)

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Leominster (14 Pictures) in the county of Herefordshire

(11.8 miles, 18.9 km, direction N of Hereford)

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Ledbury (89 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Herefordshire

(12.6 miles, 20.2 km, direction E of Hereford)

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(12.8 miles, 20.6 km, direction NE of Hereford)

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Hereford Cathedral

Hereford Cathedral (15 Pictures)

(0.3 miles, 0.4 km)

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Moccas Court (1 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.5 km, direction W)

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Luntley Court and Dovecote (1 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction NW)

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Longtown Castle (2 Pictures)

(14.0 miles, 22.6 km, direction SW)

Longtown Castle - An unusual cylindrical keep at the top of an enormous earthen motte. Longtown Castle was built approx 1200 and.....

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Brockhampton Estate (20 Pictures)

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction NE)

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(14.4 miles, 23.2 km, direction E)

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