Kimbolton, Herefordshire

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Kimbolton
Kimbolton Church - geograph.org.uk - 1263936.jpg
St James the Great Church, Kimbolton
Kimbolton is located in Herefordshire
Kimbolton
Kimbolton
Kimbolton shown within Herefordshire
Population472 
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLeominster
Postcode districtHR6
Dialling code01568
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Herefordshire
52°14′56″N 2°41′56″W / 52.249°N 2.699°W / 52.249; -2.699Coordinates: 52°14′56″N 2°41′56″W / 52.249°N 2.699°W / 52.249; -2.699

Kimbolton is a village and parish in Herefordshire, England, around 3 miles (5 km) north east of Leominster and 15 miles (24 km) north of Hereford. The village is on the A4112 road, near its junction with the A49 road. [1] The church is dedicated to St James, has 13th-century features and has two Norman windows in the chancel. The spire is shingled.[2]

Bath Camp, a small Iron Age hill fort, lies on a ridge above the Whyte Brook about 1.5 miles (2 km) south east of the church.[2][3]

The parish had a population in mid-2010 of 434,[4] increasing to 472 at the 2011 Census.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&safe=off&q=kimbolton,+herefordshire&ie=UTF-8&ei=j-UsUMPdE8TmtQb1hIHIAg&ved=0CFMQ_AUoAg
  2. ^ a b Pevsner, Nikolaus (1963). The Buildings of England - Herefordshire. Yale University Press. p. 204. ISBN 978-0300096095.
  3. ^ Leominster and Bromyard (Explorer Maps) (A1 ed.), Ordnance Survey, 2006, ISBN 9780319237595
  4. ^ "Mid-2010 Civil Parish SYOA population estimates for England and Wales" (xls). Office for National Statistics.
  5. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 31 October 2015.