THE beautiful village of Ashperton stands on an old Roman way between the Hereford/Worcester and Hereford/Ledbury roads.

Hereford Times: Ashperton 1909

It is now the main Gloucester/Leominster route and although the modern road goes through Canon Frome and Stretton Grandison, it deviates somewhat from the original.

Hereford Times: Ashperton

The histories of these three villages are very much entwined.

Hereford Times: Ashperton Railway

These images are all taken with permission from the Facebook group Hereford Herefordshire Remembered.

Hereford Times: Train from Ledbury to Ashperton 1964

The village information is taken from The Herefordshire Village Book, written by members of the Herefordshire Federation of Women's Institutes and published by Countryside Books.

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