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The River Wye


History: the Manor of Fownhope

The extent of the parish of Fownhope on the 1840 tithe map.

The southern portions are now in the parishes of Brockhampton and Sellack.

These areas were probably colonised by the English towards the end of the Saxon period. The are likely to correspond with the Fownhope manor held be Thorkell the White in the reign of Edward the Confessor.



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Wye Valley History pages

Maintained by Archenfield Archaeology Ltd


This project was part-financed by the European Union (EAGGF) and DEFRA through the Herefordshire Rivers LEADER+ Programme.