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Llanrian or Llanrhian, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Llanrian or Llanrhian, a parish in Pembrokeshire, on the coast, 6¾ miles NE of St David's, and 14 NW of Haverfordwest. It contains the large village of Trevine, and has a post office under ½Letterston (R.S.O.); money order office, Croesgoch; telegraph office, Solva. Acreage, 3801; population of the civil parish, 814; of the ecclesiastical, with Llanreithan, 952. Trevacoon is a chief residence. A grange or palace of the bishops of St David's was at Trevine, and a vault of it still exists. A cromlech comprising a cap-stone 16 feet long, on supporters 5¼ feet high, is on the farm of Longhouse. The living is a vicarage, with Llanreithan annexed, in the diocese of St David's; net value, £280 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is dedicated to St Rheanus.

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

Land and Property

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