Place:


Orcop  Herefordshire

 

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

ORCOP, a village and a parish in the district and county of Hereford. The village stands on an affluent of the river Wye, 3¼ miles N W of the river Monnow, at the boundary with Monmouth, 3¾ S E of St. Devereux r. station, and 8½ W by N of Ross; and is a scattered place. The parish comprises 2, 403 acres; and its post town is St. ...


Weonards, under Ross. Real property, £1, 900. Pop., 583. Houses, 147. The manor belongs to G. Symons, Esq. The living is a donative in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £31. Patron, the Rev. A. Gray. The church shows peculiar and interesting features; was partly restored, partly rebuilt, in 1861; has a massive, richly moulded, oaken roof; has also a unique, three-staged, heavy, oaken tower, reconstructed after themodel of a previous old tower; and contains a new carvedstone pulpit. Charities, £7.

Orcop through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1895

Date accessed: 13th April 2024


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