A large village, situated on the River Wye, close to Mordiford.
Fownhope Court started life in the 17th century, with renovations and alterations in the 19th and 20th centuries. I believe that the Court was owned by Sir William Gregory in the mid 1600s, but it was later sold to the Lechmere family who remained there right through to the 1900s. Continue reading
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The 12th century church of St. Mary at Fownhope is one of the longest in the county, having been extended in the 14th century. Continue reading