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Wilton, Ross-on-Wye

Coordinates: 51°55′N 2°36′W / 51.91°N 2.60°W / 51.91; -2.60

Wilton

River Wye at Wilton Bridge
Herefordshire
OS grid reference SO589242
Unitary authority Herefordshire
Ceremonial county Herefordshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ROSS-ON-WYE
Postcode district HR9
Dialling code 01989
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament Hereford and South Herefordshire
List of places
UK
England
Herefordshire

Wilton is a village in south Herefordshire, England just under a mile west of the market town of Ross-on-Wye.

In 1100, Henry 1 set up 3 royal manors in Herefordshire, including the manor of Wilton. This included a number of surrounding villages such as Peterstow.[1]


Wilton Bridge [4].

Now the village is known for the roundabout where the A49 trunk road joins the A40. Being a convenient staging point it has several hotels.

References

External links

  • Wilton Castle Website
  • WyeNot's description of Wilton Castle
  • Landscape Origins of the Wye Valley (LOWV) project's page on Wilton
  • Vaga Valley Publishing's page on Wilton Bridge
  • Bridstow CE Primary School
  • Wilton Court Hotel
  • Bridge House Hotel
  • Orles Barn Hotel
  • Castle Lodge Hotel
  • The White Lion Inn

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