Clifford, Herefordshire

Clifford, Herefordshire

Coordinates: 52°06′17″N 3°06′09″W / 52.1047°N 3.1025°W / 52.1047; -3.1025

Clifford is located in Herefordshire

 Clifford shown within Herefordshire
Population 530 
OS grid reference SO243457
Unitary authority Herefordshire
Ceremonial county Herefordshire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HEREFORD
Postcode district HR3
Dialling code 01497
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

Clifford is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England, four miles to the north of Hay-on-Wye. It lies on the south bank of the River Wye, which here forms the border between Wales and England.

The civil parish also includes the hamlets of Priory Wood and Hardwicke. In the 2001 census the parish had a population of 530.[1]

The ruins of the Norman castle of Clifford Castle are in the village.

Newton Tump is the remains of a motte and bailey castle 3 miles southeast of the village.[2]


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