Much Birch

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Much Birch
Parish Church of St. Mary and St. Thomas A Becket - - 578857.jpg
St Mary and St Thomas of Canterbury, Much Birch
Grid reference: SO505304
Location: 51°58’13"N, 2°43’14"W
Postcode: HR2
Local Government
Council: Herefordshire

Much Birch is a village in Herefordshire, found between Hereford and Ross-on-Wye. The parish includes the settlements of King's Thorn, Much Birch and parts of Wormelow.

The village extends for about a mile and a half along the A49, a busy trunk road running between Hereford to the north and Ross-on-Wye to the south-east.

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.[1]

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  1. Nikolaus Pevsner: The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, 1963; 2012 Penguin Books ISBN 978-0-300-12575-7page 272