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  • proper n. An inland county of England bordered by Shropshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire, Radnorshire and Brecknockshire.


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  • Earl Harold was given the task of counter attacking, and seems to have built a fortification at Longtown in Herefordshire before refortifying Hereford.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • From the NY Times: A 425-million-year-old fossil found in Herefordshire, England, may be the oldest record of an animal that is unarguably male.

    December 2003

  • In a window on the south side of Ledbury Church in Herefordshire such a dial still remains.

    The Book of Sun-Dials

  • I look forwards with much pleasure to the days I shall pass at Brixton. my Uncle is at present at his living in Herefordshire — & soon after his return my travels commence. from hence to Brixton — to Rye & home.

    Letter 53

  • Worcestershire, Leominster in Herefordshire, Ludlow in Shropshire, Solihull and

    Carrie Kabak - An interview with author

  • The British Geological Survey said the earthquake, which registered 3.6 on the Richter Scale, emanated from Bromyard, in Herefordshire.

    Small earthquake in Shropshire

  • It was on the Malverns, a few miles north of a landmark called Herefordshire Beacon.

    To Ruin a Queen

  • Several councils, such as Herefordshire, have already set the pace by appointing joint chief executives to run both the local authority and the local PCT, which commissions and pays for care.

    Pickles's localism is not what it seems

  • If we LOSE against the terrorists, do you suppose a rural area such as Herefordshire would be immune?

    Terrorism does not threaten our way of life

  • In the English counties bordering upon Wales, such as Herefordshire, the wood pigeon encouraged Welshmen to drive off Englishmen's cattle to their homes, by saying: --

    Welsh Folk-Lore a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales


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