Bishop's Frome

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Former chapel in Bishop's Frome

Bishop's Frome (or Bishops Frome) is a village and civil parish in eastern Herefordshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 834.[1] It is 21 km (13 mi) northeast of the City of Hereford, 16 km (9.9 mi) west of Malvern, Worcestershire and 8 km (5.0 mi) south of Bromyard. As the name indicates, it is on the River Frome.

Local agriculture includes the growing of hops and cider apples and wine is made nearby at the Frome Valley Vineyard.

The parish church, St Mary's, contains a font over 700 years old and is approached through a handsome lychgate. A memorial in the church features the carved figure of a knight in armour, sword in hand and a lion at his feet.

Although Bishop's Frome is in Herefordshire, its mail is handled in Worcester and its outward postcode is WR6.

The village gives its name to the Bishop's Frome Limestone which outcrops locally.[2]

Bishop's Frome is also home to Henney's cider company Limited.


Map sources[edit]

grid reference SO662483

External links[edit]

Media related to Bishop's Frome at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 52°07′55″N 2°29′43″W / 52.13196°N 2.49520°W / 52.13196; -2.49520