SO5429 : Italy on the Wye

taken 44 years ago, near to Hoarwithy, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Italy on the Wye
Italy on the Wye
This village on the right bank of the Wye has what may be the most unusual church in Herefordshire. St (Saint) Catherine's is a product of the Victorian era, being built in 1843 of red sandstone and renovated in 1885 by J P Seddon. The work was done at the cost of William Poole, vicar here for 46 years until 1901. The village is first recorded in 1005 and has a toll house and bridge. These two are on the site of a ford and ferry crossing, connecting the village with King's Caple. Time taken not available. Source:Herefordshire Village Book - Herefordshire Federation of Women's Institutes/Countryside Books.
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Date Taken
May 1976   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 29 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Grassland  Village, Rural settlement  Public buildings and spaces  Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Hoarwithy  St Catherines Church 
Area (from Tags)
Herefordshire  South Herefordshire 
Primary Subject of Photo
Village 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5457 2934 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:57.6405N 2:39.7543W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5457 2927
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Other Tags
Bridge  Toll House  Architect J P Seddon  Red Sandstone Church  Ferry Crossing  Ford  Vicar William Poole 

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