The large village of Walford is some 2 miles south of Ross on Wye, on the edge of the Forest of Dean and the name is believed to come from “Wales Ford” where the old track to Wales crossed the River Wye..

Churches of Walford

News from the Past Walford

Buildings of Walford

  • Bishopswood House - Previously The Coppice

    Bishopswood House in Walford was until fairly recently called The Coppice or Coppice Vicarage, and was built in 1844 for John Partridge, a past High Sheriff of Monmouthshire when the parish of Bishopswood was created by combining Walford with Ruardean over the border in Gloucestershire. John funded the building of the church for the new parish.

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