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  Herefordshire on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Herefordshire was the scene of border warfare with the Welsh in the Middle Ages, and there are many ruins of castles and fortifications, the most remarkable of which is Offa's Dyke (8th cent.).
In 1974, Herefordshire was combined with almost all of Worcestershire to form the nonmetropolitan county of Hereford and Worcester, but in 1998 the counties were again separated.
Proposals for parliamentary constituency boundaries in the County of Herefordshire.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/Herefrdshr.asp   (290 words)

 Herefordshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Herefordshire is a traditional and ceremonial county and unitary district in the West Midlands region of England in the United Kingdom.
It borders the counties of Shropshire in the north, Worcestershire in the east, Gloucestershire in the south east and the Welsh preserved counties of Gwent in the south west and Powys in the west.
When Celia Fiennes visited Herefordshire in 1696 she saw a countryside in which apple and pear trees were growing everywhere 'even in their corn fields and hedgerows'.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Herefordshire   (1181 words)

Herefordshire is also famous as a breeding county for its cattle of bright red hue, with mottled or white faces and sleek silky coats.
Herefordshire probably originated as a shire in the time of i~thelstan, and is mentioned in the Saxon Chroncile in 1051.
Herefordshire was governed by a sheriff as early as the Feign of Edward the Confessor, the shire-court meeting at Hereford where later the assizes and quarter sessions were also held.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /H/HE/HEREFORDSHIRE.htm   (4398 words)

 South Herefordshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South Herefordshire was an English local government district, based around Ross-on-Wye.
It was formed on April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, and became a district of the new non-metropolitan county of Hereford and Worcester.
On April 1, 1998, the district was abolished as Herefordshire was split out from Hereford and Worcester as a unitary authority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Herefordshire   (118 words)

 Herefordshire: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands region (additional info and facts about West Midlands region) of England (A division of the United Kingdom).
In 1974 it was administratively merged with the neighbouring Worcestershire (A savory sauce of vinegar and soy sauce and spices) to form the short-lived Hereford and Worcester (additional info and facts about Hereford and Worcester).
Within this, Herefordshire territory was covered by the districts of South Herefordshire (additional info and facts about South Herefordshire), Hereford (Hardy English breed of dairy cattle raised extensively in United States), and part of Malvern Hills (additional info and facts about Malvern Hills) and Leominster (additional info and facts about Leominster) districts.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/he/herefordshire.htm   (460 words)

There are around 30 small producers of cider and perry in Herefordshire, producing traditional unfiltered (and usually highly alcoholic) drinks from local apples and pears.
Herefordshire boasts some fine restaurants, shops and cafe's making use of the abundance of fresh local produce.
The Flavours of Herefordshire award scheme was set up to promote excellence in the county's food scene and encourage businesses in the area to make use of local produce.
www.aboutfood.co.uk /places/herefordshire_guide.html   (381 words)

 Hereford.uk.com - Herefordshire History
The rocks beneath the greater part of the county of Herefordshire are Old Red Sandstone, which gives the characteristic colour to the local soil.
In Herefordshire there are as yet few identified occupation sites if the period but there was early Neolithic occupation within the area of the present City of Hereford at the Causeway Farm site, south-west of the Greyfriars Bridge.
Other Beaker burials in Herefordshire include a child near Aymestry in the north-west of the county and an adult at Wellington to the north of Hereford.
www.hereford.uk.com /history/pre-history.asp   (1651 words)

 Encyclopedia: Herefordshire
A unitary authority is a type of local authority, which has a single-tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area.
Wyre Forest Bromsgrove Redditch Wychavon Worcester Malvern Hills Leominster Hereford South Herefordshire The County of Hereford and Worcester was an English administrative county created by the Local Government Act 1972 from the traditional counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire.
The noble chafer (Gnorimus nobilis) is a green beetle with a metallic sheen.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Herefordshire   (1289 words)

 Herefordshire England
Herefordshire is a county of immense variety with its pretty villages and unspoilt countryside, its market towns and historic city.
Herefordshire is renowned for its attractive fl and white houses- larger buildings in the towns — pretty cottages in the surrounding areas.  
Herefordshire was, for a great period of his life, home to Sir Edward Elgar and an ‘Elgar Trail’ has been created through the county.
www.herefordshireswebsite.co.uk   (501 words)

 Herefordshire, a Photographic Tour - Wyenot.com
The county of Herefordshire is situated in the west midlands of England, bordering Wales and is well known for its production of cider and for its cattle.
Herefordshire's hilly landscape is particularly scenic and as well as the ancient City of Hereford, it is the home of historic market towns, such as Ross-on-Wye, Ledbury, Hay-on-Wye and Leominster as well as many picturesque villages and hamlets, such as Llanwarne.
Elsewhere on this web site, you can discover other scenic places in Herefordshire, such as Symonds Yat and the famous Yat Rock view point and historic places to visit, such as Arthur's Stone, an ancient burial chamber near Dorstone, more castles and King Arthur's Cave, which was occupied during the late Palaeolithic period.
www.wyenot.com /herefordshire   (271 words)

 Herefordshire Hotels, Herefordshire Bed & Breakfast. We have Pubs & Inns in Herefordshire, Self Catering ...
Welcome to Herefordshire, a county of unspoilt countryside, tranquil rivers, remote valleys and bustling market towns of distinctive character.
With its rich red fertile soil, Herefordshire is famous for its cattle, sheep, cider, hops and vineyards.
Enjoy the Herefordshire Cider route, which will introduce you to some of the Cider producers in the county, and experience for yourself the true tastes of Herefordshire.
www.information-britain.co.uk /counties.cfm?county=23   (485 words)

 GENUKI: Genealogical research information for Herefordshire, England
The pear and apple orchards of Herefordshire are famous; while the luxuriant meadow-land affords pasture for a well-known breed of oxen.
Stephen Karner is transcribing a series of entries from Herefordshire Parish Registers for the purposes of his own research.
Names from Musters of the Herefordshire Militia 1781-82 are available for purchase on floppy disk or microfiche through Family History Indexes (the link to Militia Musters is part way down the page).
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/HEF   (4143 words)

 Herefordshire Headway - helping the adult brain injured   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Herefordshire Headway was set up in 1989, as an independent local charity, being affiliated to National Headway.
We are concerned with all aspects of the care and rehabilitation of adults with acquired brain injury, whatever the cause, who live in Herefordshire.
We help people between 18 and 65 years who have had accidents, illnesses, strokes or brain hemorrhages, and also provide help and support for their families and carers.
www.herefordshire-headway.co.uk   (131 words)

 Open Directory - Regional:Europe:United Kingdom:England:Herefordshire
Herefordshire is a county in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
If your site is related to a single locality which has its own category in Herefordshire then it should be submitted to that category (or one of its topical sub-categories if an appropriate one exists).
If there is an appropriate sub-category of Herefordshire: Business and Economy for your site, then it should be submitted under there instead of here.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Herefordshire/desc.html   (2233 words)

 Herefordshire.com - Apple Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Herefordshire is positionedon the west of England - next to Wales.
Herefordshire and the Wye Valley Suggestions on what to do and see with information on getting there by car, coach, or rail.
Berrington Hall - Herefordshire Berrington Hall is the creation of Thomas Harley, the 3rd Earl of Oxford¹s remarkable son, who made a fortune from supplying pay and clothing to the British Army in America and became Lord Mayor of London in 1767 at the age of thirty-seven.
www.herefordshire.com /appletourism.htm   (614 words)

 Herefordshire LUG - Home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Herefordshire LUG was established to give a platform to like minded individuals who are interested in exploring the opportunities afforded by Linux.
The mailing list is an invaluable source of information or help and an easy way to contact other members.
Should you wish to see what we have been discussing recently have a look at the Herefordshire Archives.
www.herefordshire.lug.org.uk   (124 words)

 Economic Development - Herefordshire Council
The Economic Investment and Development Team is the first point of contact within Herefordshire Council for general business enquiries.
Our main aim is to address the priorities within the Herefordshire Plan to support business growth and create more and better paid work in Herefordshire.
The scope of our work is very wide ranging and we will help in any way we can, even if only to put you in contact with the people who can help.
www.herefordshire.gov.uk /business/economic_development/89.asp   (625 words)

 Visit Herefordshire & The Wye Valley - where England meets Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
East Herefordshire - Ledbury, Bromyard and the Malverns
Herefordshire - the county of unspoilt countryside, market towns of distinctive character and a wealth of varied landscapes - from the Historic City of Hereford to fascinating villages.
The richness of the natural environment forms a backdrop to a more leisurely pace of life and where innovation and inspiration blend with the County's historic rural past.
www.aph.org.uk   (179 words)

 Herefordshire CAMRA
Herefordshire's CAMRA's county pub guide was voted CAMRA Local Pub Guide of the Year 2003.
In November Herefordshire CAMRA members voted to select the county Pub of the Year for 2005.
Disclaimer Notice: This site is built and maintained as a communication medium for the Herefordshire branch of The Campaign for Real Ale Ltd. All opinions expressed on this website are those of individual contributors and not necessarily those of the local Branch or CAMRA.
www.herefordcamra.freeuk.com   (384 words)

 Herefordshire Light Infantry [UK]
The Herefordshire Light Infantry, by Michael S.Young et al.
The Herefordshire Regiment [in the Great War], by Chris Baker (The British Army in the Great War).
Herefordshire Light Infantry Regimental Museum, Hereford, by Henrik Teller (Simonides listing).
regiments.org /regiments/uk/volmil-england/vinf-mi/he-1908.htm   (479 words)

 birding facts Birding Resources by the Fat Birder
We publish reports and accounts of such research and surveys carried out in Herefordshire and make them available to other bodies that may be able to make use of the information as it effects conservation and planning in the county.
HOC aims to increase the knowledge of its members in all matters affecting wild birds and their habitat by holding both Field and Indoor Meetings, which are led by experienced bird watchers and conservationist.
In addition, the Herefordshire Nature Trust is one of a nationwide network of Wildlife Trusts associated with the Royal Society for Nature Conservation.
www.fatbirder.com /links_geo/europe/england_herefordshire.html   (848 words)

 Herefordshire Encyclopedia, Definition, History, Biography @ OURLOCALCOLOR.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Herefordshire and Worcestershire - Corporate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Learning and Skills Council Herefordshire and Worcestershire has recently achieved the Investors in People Standard following a ten month commitment to the initiative which involved a rigorous assessment process and requires the ongoing support of the 68 strong team of staff at the Midland Road headquarters.
Herefordshire and Worcestershire LSC hit the headlines recently when the Worcester-built Chiron racing car was featured on regional ITV news.
To view the booklet developed for individuals in training and further education in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, please click here..
www.lsc.gov.uk /hw/Corporate   (599 words)

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