Goodrich is a small village lying close to the River Wye, between Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye..

Churches of Goodrich

  • St. Giles Church - Goodrich

    During the Civil War, the vicar of this church was Thomas Swift, (1595-1658) a true Royalist, who was the Grandfather of the author of Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathon Swift. Thomas managed to secrete many of the church valuables and kept them safe from the Roundheads.

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Buildings in Goodrich

  • Goodrich Castle

    Goodrich Castle, situated high on a hill above an important ford on the River Wye, was first constructed of wood and earth by Godric, a wealthy landowner, in the 11th century.

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