GOODRICH is a village in south Herefordshire, England close to Gloucestershire and the Forest of Dean, situated near the River Wye.

All of these photographs are taken with permission from the Facebook group Hereford Herefordshire Remembered.

Hereford Times: Goodrich 1999

The village is known for its Norman and mediaeval castle built with old red sandstone.

Hereford Times: Gathering hay at Main Oaks farm 1920


Goodrich grew up next to Goodrich Castle, a Marcher castle dating to c. 1101 which stands on a high spur of land commanding a strategic position above Kerne Bridge, an ancient crossing point of the Wye. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 550.

Hereford Times: Cross Keys 2000

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