Abbey Dore

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Abbey Dore
Abbey Dore Court Gardens.jpg
The gardens at Abbey Dore Court
Abbey Dore is located in Herefordshire
Abbey Dore
Abbey Dore
 Abbey Dore shown within Herefordshire
Population 385 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SD3830
Civil parish Abbey Dore
Unitary authority Herefordshire
Ceremonial county Herefordshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HEREFORD
Postcode district HR2
Dialling code 01981
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Hereford and South Herefordshire
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Coordinates: 51°58′12″N 2°53′42″W / 51.970°N 2.895°W / 51.970; -2.895

Abbey Dore is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England, known for Dore Abbey, a 12th-century Cistercian abbey, expanded in the 13th century. The village is situated in the Golden Valley, and has a population of 342,[2] increasing to 385 at the 2011 Census. Abbey Dore Court has large gardens open to the public in spring and summer.

Abbeydore railway station closed in 1941. It was on the Great Western Railway branch line linking Pontrilas and Hay-on-Wye.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 27 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Parish Headcounts: Herefordshire". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 September 2011. 

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