Mathon, Herefordshire

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Lych gate to Mathon Church - - 775582.jpg
Lych gate to Mathon Church
Mathon is located in Herefordshire
Mathon shown within Herefordshire
Population 280 
OS grid reference SO734458
Civil parish
  • Mathon
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district WR13
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
List of places
52°06′36″N 2°23′06″W / 52.11°N 2.385°W / 52.11; -2.385Coordinates: 52°06′36″N 2°23′06″W / 52.11°N 2.385°W / 52.11; -2.385

Mathon is a small village and civil parish in eastern Herefordshire, England, lying just to the west of the Malvern Hills between Malvern and Ledbury. Nearby villages include Cradley and Colwall. Immediately to the east is the country boundary with Worcestershire.

The population was recorded by the 2011 census at 280.[1]


Mathon has a parish council.

The parishes of Bosbury, Coddington, Colwall, and Mathon together form the ward of Hope End, which returns one elected councillor to Herefordshire Council.[2] The most recent election was in May 2015, in which the Conservative candidate, Tony Johnson, was elected.[3] Councillor Johnson is the Leader of the Council.[4]


  1. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics
  2. ^ LGBCE Final recommendations 2014 review - PDF map
  3. ^ Herefordshire Council Hope End declaration 2015
  4. ^ Herefordshire Council Cllr A W Johnson

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