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The River Wye


How Caple Herefordshire



The view from Rattle Hill across parts of the parishes of How Caple, Brockhampton and Kings Caple


The road along the ridge at Rattle Hill is the boundary between the parishes of How Caple and Sollers Hope.


How Caple Court with the church of SS Andrew and Mary in foreground. The gardens are open to the public during the summer.

Photograph Chris Musson & the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club



How Caple was Capel in Domesday and was a manor of the (Cathedral) Church of Hereford. There were five hides which which paid tax.  There were nine villeins and a bordar with eight ploughs. There were three slaves - one male and two female.

There was a mill at three shillings and eight acres of meadow.

How Caple Church and Court in 1895. There are many more trees now.



How Caple Church in 2006



The barn at How Caple Court and the post office and garden centre shop.


How Caple church in 1850


The Hamlet of Stocking, How Caple



Caple Mead, Stocking


How Caple GENUKI pages

Archaeological records from How Caple are held on Historic Herefordshire On Line

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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.