The old market town of Ross on Wye sits overlooking the River Wye, on the edge of the Forest of Dean, and was originally just “Ross”. In 1931, the name was changed to Ross on Wye. The Market House is 17th century and still hosts markets twice a week.

Churches of Ross on Wye

  • St. Mary's Church - Ross on Wye

    The huge spire of St. Mary’s church is visible for many many miles around, and in fact on several occasions when we were scouring the Herefordshire lanes looking for elusive churches, I would spot this spire in the distance and say “there’s one!” My husband was very patient!!

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Buildings in Ross on Wye

  • Ross Union Workhouse

    Alton Street

    If this looks a little familiar, then remember that it was the same architect that built Ledbury and Hereford! (For general information about workhouse life, please see Hereford Union Workhouse)

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For Wilton Castle, please see  Bridstow

People of Ross on Wye

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