Croft is an hamlet close to Leominster, joined with Yarpole.
The original Croft Castle is thought to have been built in the eleventh century by Bernard de Croft, a Norman Knight, who was succeeded by many eminent Crofts, including Hugh de Croft – murdered in 1317 by the Herefordshire Lacys whilst trying to negotiate peace in Ireland. Continue reading
The original building was constructed in the mid fourteenth century, with some additions being made at a later date, including the clock tower and some internal pews. Continue reading