A selection of books and articles that include material about the area, its people and its history from prehistoric times to the present is listed below.
Bannister, Rev A.T. (1902).
The History of Ewyas Harold, Jakeman & Carver.
. Archaeological Assessment of Longtown. Hereford and Worcester Archaeological Service: Project 945; Report 326
Children, G. and Nash G.H.(2001).
The Iron Age of South-East Wales: assessing hillforts as social statements rather than monuments of warfare. The Australian Celtic Journal, Vol 8.
Chatwin, Bruce (1982)
. On the Black Hill. Jonathan Cape
Coates, S.D. & Tucker, D.G. (1978)
. Water-mills of the Monnow and Trothy and their tributaries. ISBN 0950329525, Monmouth District Museum Service, Monmouth, Gwent.
Herefordshire Place Names. Logaston Press, Almeley
Duncumb, John (1812)
. Collections towards the History and Antiquities of the County of Hereford, Part I Vol II, London. (Facsimile reprint 1997, Priory Press, Cardiff)
Eisel, John & Bennett, Frank (2005).
The Pubs of Hay on Wye and the Golden Valley. Logaston Press, Almeley
Faraday, M.A. (2005).
Herefordshire Taxes in the Reign of Henry VIII, Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club, Herefordshire
. Original Maps of the Parishes of Herefordshire, click here for details
Hillaby, Joe (1993)
. 'Colonisation, crisis-management and debt: Walter de Lacy and the Lordship of Meath, 1189-1241’. Riocht na Midhe, VIII (iv), pp 1-50.
Holley, Raymond 
. “The Church in St Margaret’s 1852-1992” and “Renovations, Repairs and Restorations at St Margaret’s Church, Herefordshire 1852-1992” . Limited Editions, Peterborough. Available at HRO.
Hutchinson, Carole (1989)
. The Hermit Monks of Grandmont. Cisterian Publications, Kalamazoo
Leather, Ella Mary (1912)
. The Folklore of Herefordshire. (Reprint 1991 Lapridge, Hereford)
Churches of Herefordshire and their Treasures. Logaston Press, Almeley
Lewis, Collin (2006).
Herefordshire, the Welsh Connection. Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst
Lewis Collin A. and Andrew E. Richardson (eds)
The Glaciaations of Wales and Adjacent Areas. Logaston Press, Almeley
Llewellin, R.C. (1919).
St Clodock: British King and Martyr. John Heywood Ltd, Manchester
Longtown Millennium Committee (2000)
. The Longtown Millennium Domesday Books
Morris, R. and R. Williams (1991)
. Notes on the history of Longtown, or Ewias Lacy, and the structural development of the castle. Hereford Archaeology Series 104, Hereford Archaeology Unit
Powell, John (2008).
Hard Times in Herefordshire: the effect of the workhouse and the New Poor Law. Logaston Press, Almeley
Pritchard, C. and Davies, G. (2002)
. Eskleyside Agricultural Society 1897-2002. Imagin, Hereford
Olchon Development Project (1999)
. Six documents reporting on: Environment and Land Use; Field Name Survey; Local History; Rural Business Needs; Stone Walls and Stiles; Tourism. (Available in Hereford Library and Herefordshire Record Office)
Olding, Frank (2000)
. The Prehistoric Landscape of the Eastern Black Mountains. British Archaeological Reports (British Series) 197, Oxford
Ray, Keith (2001)
. ‘Archaeology and the Three Early Churches of Herefordshire’, in: Ann Malpas (ed) The Early Church in Herefordshire. Leominster History Study Group
Remfrey, Paul (1996).
Longtown Castle 1048 to 1241. SCS Press, Malvern Link
The Castles of Ewyas Lacy 1048 to 1403. SCS Press, Malvern Link
Richardson, Ruth E (general editor) (nd).
Herefordshire Field-Name Survey. Woolhope Club (Separate booklet for each parish, available in Hereford Library and Herefordshire Record Office)
Richardson, Ruth E. and Chris Musson (2004).
Herefordshire Past and Present: An Aerial View. Logaston Press, Almeley
Richardson, Ruth E.
Mistress Blanche:Queen Elizabeth l's Confidante. Logaston Press, Almeley
Robinson, Charles J. (1869)
. A History of the Castles of Herefordshire and their Lords. Longmans, London
Robinson, Charles J (1872).
The Mansions and Manors of Herefordshire. Logaston Press, Almeley (facsimile edition 2001)
Rollason, Lynda (1975)
. The Boundaries of the Herefordshire Charters in the Book of Llandaff. Unpublished dissertation, University of Birmingham (available in Hereford Library)
Royal Commission on Historical Monuments in England (1931)
. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Herefordshire: Vol I, South-west. HMSO
Shoesmith, Ron (1996)
. Castles and Moated Sites of Herefordshire. Logaston Press, Almeley
Shoesmith, Ron and Ruth E Richardson (eds) (1997).
A Definitive History of Dore Abbey. Logaston Press, Almeley
Thurlby, Malcolm (1999).
The Herefordshire School of Romanesque Sculpture. Logaston Press, Almeley
Smith, Brian S. (2004)
. Herefordshire Maps 1577 to 1800. Logaston Press, Almeley
Smith, Brian S. [Ed] (2010).
Turnastone 1800-2000. Logaston Press, Almeley
Smith, W.H. (1993).
The Golden Valley Railway. Wild Swan Publications, Didcot
Suggett, Richard (2005).
Houses & History in the March of Wales Radnorshire 1400-1800. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, Aberystwyth.
Tuck, George J. (1911)
. Newton Church and John Powell: A story of the Foundation.
Watt, Helen (2000)
. Welsh Manors and their Records. The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
Wedell, Nina (1997)
‘St Ailworth: a Celtic saint in the Black Mountains?’. Archaeologia Cambrensis, Vol CXLVI, pp 79-100
Wedell, Nina (1998)
. Ewyas Lacy and the origin of Longtown. Privately published, Longtown
Wheeler, Richard (2006).
The Medieval Church Screens of the Southern Marches, Logaston Press, Almeley
Williams Raymond (1989).
People of the Black Mountains: Vol 1 The Beginnings: Vol 2 The Eggs of the Eagle. Chatto and Windus, London
Wightman, W.E. (1966)
. The Lacy family in England and Normandy 1066-1194. Clarendon, Oxford
Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club.
Transactions 1861 to present. WNFC, Hereford*
Zaluckyj Sarah and John (2006).
The Celtic Christian Sites of the central and southern Marches. Logaston Press, Almeley
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