Much Birch

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Much Birch
Parish Church of St. Mary and St. Thomas A Becket - - 578857.jpg
Parish Church of St Mary
and St Thomas Becket
Much Birch is located in Herefordshire
Much Birch
Much Birch
Location within Herefordshire
Unitary authority
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHereford
Postcode districtHR2
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
51°58′N 2°43′W / 51.967°N 2.717°W / 51.967; -2.717

Much Birch is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England, between Hereford and Ross-on-Wye.[1] The parish includes the settlements of Kings Thorn, Much Birch and parts of Wormelow.

The village extends for about 1.5 miles (2 km) along the A49, a busy trunk road running from the border with South Wales to North West England.

The church of St Mary and St Thomas of Canterbury by Thomas Foster dates from 1837. The chancel ceiling is painted with cherubs peeping over clouds.[2]


  1. ^ Hereford and Leominster (Landranger Maps) (B2 ed.), Ordnance Survey, 2007, ISBN 978-0-319-22953-8
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus (1963). The Buildings of England - Herefordshire. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. p. 272. ISBN 978-0-300-09609-5.

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Coordinates: 51°58′N 2°43′W / 51.967°N 2.717°W / 51.967; -2.717