Kingsland, Herefordshire

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Kingsland Castle

Kingsland is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Herefordshire. It is located 5 kilometres (3 mi) north-west of Leominster. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 986.[1]

The village church was built during the reign of Edward I by Edward, Lord Mortimer and is dedicated to St Michael.[2] To the west of the church are the earthwork remains of a motte-and-bailey castle, known to locals as 'The Mound'.[3] Mortimer Park, located just outside the village, is home to Luctonians Rugby Club who currently play in National League 2 North.

A lot of information, including more on its history can be found on the Community website


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  2. ^ Genuki
  3. ^ Kingsland Castle at "The Gatehouse" (accessed May 2011)

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Coordinates: 52°14′54″N 2°48′37″W / 52.24825°N 2.81027°W / 52.24825; -2.81027