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Llanrothal or LIanfrawther, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Llanrothal or LIanfrawther, a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Monnow, at the boundary with Monmouthshire, 5 miles NW by N of Monmouth. Post town, Monmouth. Acreage, 2014; population of the civil parish, 152; of the ecclesiastical, 80. A college was founded here in the 6th century by St Dubricius, and has left some vestiges. The Cwm is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £146. The church is ancient.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHerefordshire 
Poor Law unionMonmouth 

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Land and Property

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