Monnington on Wye  Herefordshire


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

MONNINGTON-UPON-WYE, a parish in Weobly district, Hereford; on the river Wye, 3 miles SSW of Moorhampton r. station, and 5¾ SSW of Weobly. Posttown, Bishopstone, under Hereford. Acres, 1,011. Real property, £1,355. Pop., 1 02. Houses, 18. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged once to a son-in-law of Owen Glendower, and belongs now to Sir V. ...

Cornewall, Bart. Monnington Court is supposed to have been the death-place of Owen Glendower, and is now a farm-house. There is a long avenue called Monnington Walk. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £205.* Patron, Sir V. Cornewall, Bart. The church is ancient but good, and has a tower.

Monnington on Wye through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th January 2022

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