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Llandogo, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llandogo, a village and a parish in Monmouthshire. The village stands on the river Wye, at the boundary with Gloucestershire, under Beacon Hill, 1 mile SW of Bigsweir station on the Wye Valley branch of the G.W.R., and 7 miles S by E of Monmouth; is a pretty place amid beautiful surroundings; and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Chepstow. A small waterfall, called Cleddon Shoots, is on the hillside near the village. The parish includes White-brook, and comprises 1821 acres; population, 552. The living is a rectory, united with the chapelry of Whitebrook, in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £203 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Llandaff. The church is dedicated to St Odoceus and was rebuilt in 1860. There is a Baptist chapel, and a chapel of ease and a Baptist chapel at Whitebrook.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishLlandogo St. Dochoe 
Poor Law unionMonmouth 
Registration districtMonmouth1837 - 1935

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Postal districtNP25
Post TownMonmouth