Walford, Leintwardine

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Grid reference: SO388725
Location: 52°20’50"N, 2°53’59"W
Post town: Craven Arms
Postcode: SY7
Local Government
Council: Herefordshire

Walford is a small village in northern Herefordshire, just south of the River Teme and close to the border with Shropshire. The population of this civil parish at the 2011 census was 179.[1]

Walford village lies just south of the River Teme just over a mile south-west of Leintwardine and a mile north-east of Letton. The A4113 Bromfield to Knighton road runs through the village.

At the time of the Domesday Survey Walford was known as 'Waliforde', which may mean 'ford of the Welshmen'.[2]

The remains of a motte-and-bailey are to be found in the village.

The manor house, Letton Court, refers to another Letton 15 miles south but still in Herefordshire. This was for years the seat of the Blisset family. In 1927, the old house burned down and a new house built in its place.

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