Lower Bullingham

Lower Bullingham is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire, England.[2] The main village, Lower Bullingham, is a south-eastern suburb of Hereford. The parish also extends into the countryside and takes in the hamlet of Green Crize.

Lower Bullingham
Lower Bullingham is located in Herefordshire
Lower Bullingham
Lower Bullingham
Location within Herefordshire
Population1,876 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid referenceSO5237
Civil parish
  • Lower Bullingham
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtHR2
Dialling code01432
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°02′N 2°42′W / 52.03°N 2.70°W / 52.03; -2.70Coordinates: 52°02′N 2°42′W / 52.03°N 2.70°W / 52.03; -2.70

In the early 1950s, the Polish Catholic Marian Fathers priesthood, mindful of the increasing number of school age children of Polish parentage in the UK post-World War II, set up a Polish boarding school at Lower Bullingham, on the outskirts of Hereford in buildings which had previously housed a convent. This was a junior boys' school and complemented a senior school established around the same time at Fawley Court, Henley-on-Thames. Boys from the Hereford-Lower Bullingham school would also attend the local English St Francis Xavier Catholic primary school during the day, located in the centre of Hereford.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 149 Hereford & Leominster (Bromyard & Ledbury) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2009. ISBN 9780319229538.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Lower Bullingham at Wikimedia Commons