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Herefordshire Living Memories

Herefordshire Living Memories

The photo 'Ewyas Harold, the Village from the Castle Tump c1955' appears in this book.

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We tend to think that castles arrived in Britain with the Norman conquerors, but, in fact, they were already in existence. At Edward the Confessor's court, the influence of the Normans was so strong that the first so-called 'Norman' castles were actually built in the 1050s. One such (pre-Norman) 'Norman' castle originally stood on the site from which this photograph was taken.

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Other Memories from Ewyas Harold

Now living in Australia - Arriving back to visit relatives, a previous life time of my walk about ways seems so dream-like. Living at The Greig Farm above the Wier Farm (The Wier which had been in my family forever) was the best childhood that any child could have my freedom was so that I often climbed out of my bedroom window onto the pourch roof and went walk about.. Sometimes these walks took me to the fields ...see more

My paternal grandparents, Wright and Bertha Veall, lived in Ewyas Harold for many years at their small farm named, 'Woodside' situated on a hill about a mile from the village centre and just off the road to Rowlstone. To reach it, you crossed the narrow bridge facing the Temple Bar Inn, passing the Spracklings' house on the right and the Dales' cottage on the left, the last in a small row of ...see more

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