Credenhill  Herefordshire


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

CREDENHILL, a parish in the district and county of Hereford; on an affluent of the river Wye, adjacent to the Hereford and Brecon railway, 4½ miles NW by W of Hereford. It has a station on the railway; and its post town is Bishopstone, under Hereford. Acres, 1, 224. Real property, £2, 500. ...

Pop., 199. Houses, 42. The property is divided among a few. A well-wooded hill here is crowned by a double-ditched camp of about 40 acres; and commands a fine view. Credenhill House is the seat of the Eckleys. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £297.* Patron, the Rev. J. Eckley. The church is ancient but good; and contains monuments of the Eckleys.

Credenhill through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th January 2022

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