Kenchester

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Kenchester
Kenchester is located in Herefordshire
Kenchester
Kenchester
Kenchester shown within Herefordshire
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HEREFORD
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
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52°04′53″N 2°49′19″W / 52.08132°N 2.821936°W / 52.08132; -2.821936Coordinates: 52°04′53″N 2°49′19″W / 52.08132°N 2.821936°W / 52.08132; -2.821936

Kenchester is a parish in Herefordshire, England. It is about 5.5 miles (9 km) west-northwest of Hereford.

History[edit]

Kenchester is near the Romano-British town of Magnis.[1] It was once part of the Angles' Magonsæte kingdom.

Landmarks[edit]

The Church of St Michael is a Grade I listed building.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Herefordshire Through Time - Magnis". Herefordshire Council. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Church of St Michael, Kenchester". British Listed Buildings Online. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kenchester at Wikimedia Commons