See aerial views of Breinton from 1999, 2001 and 2009. In addition, Street View provides a virtual tour of Breinton.
The British Library has a map of Hereford including Breinton map 1815
Wildlife and Biodiversity
1) Building biodiversity into the LDF, 2009 (pdf file)
Biodiversity maps for Hereford :
Map 1 Habitat categories
Map 2 Protected and priority habitat buffer zones
Map 3 Protected and priority species
2) Green Infrastructure Strategy Herefordshire (Local Development Framework) 2010
Maps include biodiversity, land use, landscape character, designated and accessible open space, green infrastructure study.
3) MAGIC maps
This interactive map service is very useful (it is regularly up-dated), with categories including:
Agri-environmental schemes, with at least 75% of Breinton shown to be under such schemes
Forestry and woodland schemes, such as Drovers Wood, Breinton Wood, and Breinton Court gully
Traditional orchards, with at least 25 shown for Breinton.
Many of Breinton’s ancient, veteran and notable trees have been plotted on this interactive map, – but there are more to add!
5) Herefordshire’s Ecological Network Map Feb 2013:
6) Map of traditional orchards from the Peoples’ Trust for Endangered Species
On the PTES maps, red dots are sites that have already been surveyed (ground-truthed) and blue dots are sites that still need checking, or may no longer exist.
Soil, Water and Geology
1) Geology of Britain Viewer
This is an interactive map showing the details of bedrock and surface geology
This site shows high risk of surface water flooding in some areas of Breinton, e.g. close to Kings Acre Road
Potential western bypass plans
The Red Route has been approved (July 2018) for further detailed work.
(section updated by N. Geeson, December 2018)