The settlement which developed into Ledbury grew up in the Anglo-Saxon period at an important crossroads where the road from Hereford to Worcester
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This was one of the original streets of the medieval town, its name recorded from 1288.
Despite its name, New Street is one of the oldest streets in Ledbury.
As part of the research into the history of Ledbury, building historian Duncan James produced a report on the timber-framed buildings of Ledbury: ‘
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