The village of Kinsham lies on the river Lugg just over three miles from Presteigne and is right on the Welsh border.

It is split into two settlements, Upper and Lower Kinsham, the name being roughly translated as “border meadow belonging to the King”.

Churches of Kinsham

Buildings in Kinsham

  • Kinsham Court History

    This lovely manor house was once part of the Harley Estate and was used as a hunting lodge; It is also believed to have been lived in by the family of Florence Nightingale, and also Lord Byron who worked on “Childe Harold” here, although to date I can find no concrete proof of this.

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