Besford

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Besford
BesfordChurch(PhilipHalling)Aug2005.jpg
The church of St Peter in Besford is one of the few timber frame churches in England
Besford is located in Worcestershire
Besford
Besford
 Besford shown within Worcestershire
Population 147 
OS grid reference SO910448
   – London  96 miles (154 km) 
Civil parish Besford
District Wychavon
Shire county Worcestershire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WORCESTER
Postcode district WR8
Dialling code 01386
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire

Coordinates: 52°06′07″N 2°07′54″W / 52.101808°N 2.131749°W / 52.101808; -2.131749

Besford is a village and civil parish in the Wychavon district of Worcestershire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 147. The village is near Pershore, off the road from Upton-upon-Severn. A historic house, Besford Court (a grade II* listed building), is located in the village. Besford Court was once used as a school known as Besford Court Hospital [1].

The village is reputedly haunted by the ghost of a member of the Seabright family, who appears in a nightshirt.[1]

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  1. ^ Ash, Russell (1973). Folklore, Myths and Legends of Britain. Reader's Digest Association Limited. p. 306. ISBN 9780340165973. 

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