Kingsford, Worcestershire

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Kingsford
Castle Hill Farm, Kingsford - geograph.org.uk - 330100.jpg
Castle Hill Farm
Kingsford is located in Worcestershire
Kingsford
Kingsford
Location within Worcestershire
OS grid referenceSO822816
Civil parish
  • Wolverley and Cookley
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKIDDERMINSTER
Postcode districtDY11
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°25′59″N 2°15′44″W / 52.43295°N 2.26215°W / 52.43295; -2.26215Coordinates: 52°25′59″N 2°15′44″W / 52.43295°N 2.26215°W / 52.43295; -2.26215

Kingsford is a hamlet in Worcestershire, England.

Location[edit]

Kingsford is located one mile (1.6 km) north of the village of Wolverley, Worcestershire, in the northern part of the county, to the north of Kidderminster.

History and amenities[edit]

Kingsford was a separate manor from the rest of Wolverley, and was formerly in the hundred of Halfshire, whereas the rest of the parish was in Oswaldslow.

Adjacent to Kingsford is Kingsford Country Park.[1] The park comprises 200 acres (81 ha) and has many woodland and forest walks named after woodland birds such as the Robin Trail, Nuthatch Trail etc. The Worcestershire Way waymarked long-distance footpath passes through the park.[2] Kinver Edge adjoins the country park on its north.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fascione, Mat. "Kingsford Forest Park". Geograph Britain and Ireland. Retrieved 5 March 2008.
  2. ^ Halling, Philip. "The meeting of the Staffordshire Way and..." Geograph Britain and Ireland. Retrieved 5 March 2008.

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