|Downton shown within Herefordshire|
|Population||65 (United Kingdom Census 2001)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||Hereford and Worcester|
|EU Parliament||West Midlands|
Downton is a civil parish in Herefordshire, located in the north of the county and containing the village of Downton-on-the-Rock. It is part of the Leintwardine group of parishes and shares a parish council with Leintwardine and Burrington. In the Domesday Book Downton is referred to as "Duntune", meaning "hill settlement". At Downton Gorge the River Teme cuts through a limestone ridge; above the gorge is Downton Castle, an 18th-century country house with a tower built to resemble a castle.
- "Herefordshire Through Time - Parishes: D". Retrieved 30 January 2016.
- "Archive news from the Worcester News". Retrieved 30 January 2016.
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