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ST. MICHAELS AND ALL ANGELS CHURCH, WALFORD, ROSS-ON-WYE
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St. Michael and all Angels Church is situated on the B4234 at Walford, it is of Norman origin and it's central part is considered to be one of the oldest in Herefordshire. The church is built of sandstone and currently consists of a chancel with three bays, a north chapel, a nave of four bays, a north aisle, north and south porches and a northern tower

The Road of Remembrance is an unusual form of War memorial which was instigated just after the First World War, one lime tree was planted for every man lost in the war from the parish along the newly formed access road to the church, there are 24 in total and each has a stone slab at its base with the details of the serviceman for whom it was planted to commemorate. On the 21st of June 1925 the Bishop of Hereford the Rt. Revd. Taylor- Smith consecrated the extended churchyard, dedicated the Road of Remembrance, and unveiled the War Memorial.

The Second World War was commemorated by the erection of the Memorial Gates the gift of Lieut-Colonel L. D. Frewen DSO, and the stone piers were presented by the parishioners. Both were dedicated on 24th September 1950 by the Reverend Prebendary P. A. Lushington, Rural Dean.

Thank you to Margaret Wilce for providing the above information. See also the view of Walford Church from Bull's Hill.

Places to stay close to Walford include: [Wheelwrights Cottage]

Walford, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
A front view of St. Michael and All Angels Church, Walford.
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The war memorial at Walford Church. The war memorial at Walford Church.
Walford, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
A view through the trees of Walford Church on Sunday 12 October 2003.

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