Thatched cottage in Ashperton
Ashperton shown within Herefordshire
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The same William holds Ashperton Wulfwig held it of Earl Harold and could go where he would. There are five and a half hides paying geld. In demesne are four ploughs and six villans and two bordars with three ploughs and thirteen slaves and twenty acres of meadow. There is woodland one league square. It was and is worth 110 shillings.
The village has a site of a Norman castle and moat and a church, St Bartholomew's. The disused Hereford and Gloucester Canal runs nearby. The village has a mix of black and white cottages and 1970s housing.
The village is home to a large poultry site (owned by Cranberry Foods) which mainly is used as a brood and move site for turkeys. It is also occasionally used for rearing intensive broiler (meat) chickens.
The local cricket club is Canon Frome Cricket Club.
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- Ashperton in the Domesday Book
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