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Content generated during research for two paperback books 'Ledbury: A Market Town and its Tudor Heritage' (ISBN 13 : 978-1-86077-598-7) and 'Ledbury: People and Parish before the Reformation' (ISBN 13 : 978-1-86077-614-4) for the England's Past for Everyone series

Despite its name, New Street is one of the oldest streets in Ledbury.

Church Street was formerly called Hallend, then Back Lane This road was probably the beginning of the early route from Ledbury to Worcester.

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The earliest name for the street, recorded from 1288, was Bishop Street, after the bishop of Hereford, who probably held land there.

The church has Anglo-Saxon origins. The present building contains some Norman work, but is mainly of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.

This was one of the original streets of the medieval town, its name recorded from 1288.

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When the Bishop of Hereford established a borough in his rural manor of Ledbury in the early twelfth century a new market place was laid out in wha

This picturesque lane is one of the earliest roads in Ledbury; it leads to the parish church.