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St Mary's Church, Dilwyn - geograph.org.uk - 1764156.jpg
St Mary's church
Dilwyn is located in Herefordshire
 Dilwyn shown within Herefordshire
Population 711 (2011)[1]
Unitary authority Herefordshire
Ceremonial county Herefordshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HEREFORD
Postcode district HR4
Dialling code 01544
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament North Herefordshire
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Coordinates: 52°11′10″N 2°51′22″W / 52.186°N 2.856°W / 52.186; -2.856

Dilwyn is a village in Herefordshire, England located about 18 km (11 mi) from the city of Hereford and 9 km (6 mi) from its nearest town, Leominster. It is situated on the northern edge of a broad valley that stretches from the River Wye through to Leominster. Running through the valley, south of the village, is the Stretford Brook whilst to the north are the rivers Arrow and Lugg.

Dilwyn civil parish includes the hamlets of Sollers Dilwyn, Little Dilwyn, The Haven, Hill Top, The Hurst, Headland, Bearton, Bidney, Henwood, Stockmoor and Stockingfield amongst others. There are over 200 dwellings spread throughout the 6,400 acres (26 km2) of the parish. The population in 2001 was 758.

The 12th-century village church of St Mary is a grade I listed building.[2]

Dilwyn, "Black and White" Cottages - geograph.org.uk - 100140.jpg

Dilwyn is in the popular tourist area of north-west Herefordshire and is on the black and white village trail. The village, the surrounding area and the market towns of Leominster and Kington are well known for their black and white timber-framed buildings. Dilwyn itself has many black and white half-timbered houses, both within the central village and scattered throughout the many hamlets within the extensive 6,400 acres (26 km2) of this rural parish.

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  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 29 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Church of St Mary, Dilwyn". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Dilwyn at Wikimedia Commons