Hope under Dinmore

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Coordinates: 52°10′N 2°43′W / 52.17°N 2.72°W / 52.17; -2.72

Hope under Dinmore
Hope Under Dinmore - some of the old village - geograph.org.uk - 129036.jpg
Hope under Dinmore - the old village
Hope under Dinmore is located in Herefordshire
Hope under Dinmore
Hope under Dinmore
 Hope under Dinmore shown within Herefordshire
Population 343 
Unitary authority Herefordshire
Ceremonial county Herefordshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Leominster
Postcode district HR6
Dialling code 01568
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament North Herefordshire
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Hope under Dinmore is a village and parish in Herefordshire, England. The village is located on the A49 road, 4 miles (6 km) south of Leominster and 9 miles (14 km) north of Hereford and on the Welsh Marches railway line. The railway passes under Dinmore Hill through the split-level 1,051-yard (961 m) long Dinmore Tunnel.[1] The parish had a population in mid-2010 of 343.[2]

Most of the population of the village is centred in the housing estate called Cherry Brook Close, but the village extends up two roads. One road leads to Westhope Common.

The 15th century Hampton Court castle lies east of the village. It was the ancestral home of the Earl Coningsby. [3]

Dinmore Manor, in a valley south west of the hill, was founded as a preceptory of the Knights of St John of Jerusalem.[4] It is the private residence of mobile phone tycoon Martin Dawes and no longer open to the general public.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leominster and Bromyard (Explorer Maps) (A1 ed.), Ordnance Survey, 2006, ISBN 9780319237595 
  2. ^ "Mid-2010 Civil Parish SYOA population estimates for England and Wales" (xls). Office for National Statistics. 
  3. ^ "Hampton Court". 
  4. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus (1963). The Buildings of England - Herefordshire. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0300096095. 
  5. ^ Kay, Richard (2008-10-03). "£1m battle of Charles' pal". Daily Mail (London). Retrieved 2009-09-25. 

External links[edit]

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