Vowchurch, Herefordshire, HR2 0RB

Vowchurch, Herefordshire, HR2 0RB

Date of visit: 21st April 2021


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vowchurch is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England, situated in the Golden Valley, on the River Dore. The village is about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Hereford. According to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 163, increasing to 176 at the 2011 census.

The place-name ‘Vowchurch’ is first attested in the Taxatio Ecclesiastica of 1291, where it appears as Fowchirche. The name means ‘multi-coloured church’, from the Old English fāg meaning ‘multi-coloured’. The same derivation is found in Frome Vauchurch in Dorset.

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Location – Northing & Westing 52°01’23.5″N, 2°55’54.3″W
Location – Plus code: 9C4V23F9+78
Location – what3words: ankle.gong.splash
Location – Grid Reference SO 36163 36496
Location – OS X & Y: 236496, 336163
Location – Latitude & Longitude: 52.023192, -2.93176
Location – UK Postcode:. HR2 0RB