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Letton  Herefordshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Letton like this:

LETTON, a township and a parish in Weobly district, Hereford. The township lies on the river Wye, 2½ miles SSW of Kinnersley r. station, and 5½ SW of Weobly, and has a post office under Hereford. Real property, £1,660. Pop., 137. Houses, 33.—The parish contains also the township of Hurstley, and comprises 1,196 acres. ...


Real property, £2,158. Pop., 238. Houses, 53. The manor, with Letton Court, belongs to the Rev. Henry Blisset. Part of the land is under hops. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £221.* Patron, the Rev. H. Blisset. The church is ancient, has a tower, and contains monumental tablets of the Blissets. Charities, a share of £689 with Staunton-upon-Wye.

Letton through time

Letton is now part of Herefordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Herefordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Letton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Letton in Herefordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4875

Date accessed: 24th June 2017


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