Eyton, Herefordshire

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All Saints' Church, Eyton
Eyton is located in Herefordshire
 Eyton shown within Herefordshire
Population 124 [1]
Unitary authority Herefordshire
Ceremonial county Herefordshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Leominster
Postcode district HR6
Dialling code 01568
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament North Herefordshire
List of places

Coordinates: 52°15′N 2°46′W / 52.25°N 2.77°W / 52.25; -2.77

Eyton (pronunciation: /ˈtən/ AY-tən) is a village and parish in Herefordshire, England. It is 2 miles (3 km) north west of Leominster and 15 miles (24 km) north of Hereford. The village church is Norman and dedicated to All Saints.[2] The parish had a population in mid-2010 of 134,[3] decreasing to 124 at the 2011 census.


Eyton is mentioned in the Domesday Book as 'Ettone' and was part of the manor of Leominster. In 1552 the Elizabethan writer and geographer Richard Hakluyt, known for his compilations of documents on contemporary voyages of exploration and for promoting the settlement of North America by the English, was born here.[4]

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