In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Rotherwas like this:
ROTHERAS, or Rotherwas, a quondam chapelry in Dinedor parish, Herefordshire; on the river Wye, 2 miles E S E of Hereford. Its church became part of afarm's buildings. R. House belonged, in the time of James I., to Sir Roger Bodenham; is said to have thengiven lodging for a night to the king; and belongs now toT. Bodenham, Esq.
Additional information about this locality is available for Dinedor
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Rotherwas in Herefordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th May 2013
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