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Cwmcarvan, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Cwmcarvan, a village and a parish in Monmouthshire, on the Pontypool, Monmouth, and Ross branch of the G.W.R., 2 miles SE of Dingestow station, and 3¼ SW by S of Monmouth, which is the post town. Acreage, 3003; population, 215. A battle was fought here between Henry IV. and Owen Glendower in 1404. The living is a chapelry, annexed to the rectory of Mitchel-Troy, in the diocese of Llandaff. 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 CountyMonmouthshire 
Registration districtMonmouth1837 - 1935

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