The tiny, pretty village of Letton has ancient origins, and lies 12 miles west of Hereford.
Early buildings on the site were abandoned due to flooding, and the first Letton Court was built on higher ground.
The first name that I have for Letton Court is John Kyrewood, followed by Captain William James Downes who was a JP and deputy lieutenant of Herefordshire, and then the Waring family.
Mr. Thomas Waring was one of the most respected farmers, although he never entered any of his stock into shows. However his herd of Hereford cattle was much admired. On his death in 1861, his glorious… Continue reading
Floods are nothing new in Herefordshire Continue reading
The church of St. John the Baptist at Letton dates from around the 13th century, with some restoration in 1883.dating from12th to14th centuries with restorations of 1883. Continue reading