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Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Rhoscrowther, a parish in Pembrokeshire, on Milford Haven, 2 miles by water S of Old Milford, and 7 W of Pembroke. It has a post office under Pembroke; money order and telegraph office, Angle. Acreage, 2390, with 212 of foreshore; population, 168. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St David's; net value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church, dedicated to St Decumanus or Dagmur, is an ancient cruciform edifice with a square tower, and was restored in 1869. The remains of an ancient cross are in the churchyard. There were formerly three great houses in the parish-one at Eastinghorn, where are some Norman remains; one at Hentland, where was probably a religious house; and one at Kilpaison, where there may have been a cell in connection with some monastery or priory. Each of these houses had a mortuary chapel in the church, now forming the S chancel, N transept, and vestry.

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.

Registration districtPembroke1837 - 1974

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Pembrokeshire is available to browse.


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RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA71
Post TownPembroke