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
Location within Worcestershire
Population147 
OS grid referenceSO910448
• London96 miles (154 km)
Civil parish
  • Besford
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWORCESTER
Postcode districtWR8
Dialling code01386
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°06′07″N 2°07′54″W / 52.101808°N 2.131749°W / 52.101808; -2.131749Coordinates: 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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