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Llangattock Vibon Avel, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llangattock-Vibon-Avel, a village and a parish in Monmouthshire, 2 miles W of the river Monnow at the boundary with Herefordshire, and 5 NW of Monmouth. The parish contains also the hamlet of Newcastle, which has a post office under Monmouth; money order office, Monmouth; telegraph office, Skenfrith. Acreage, 4313; population, 475. The Hendre is the chief residence. The Duke of Beaufort is lord of the manor. Stone is quarried. The living is a vicarage, united with the perpetual curacy of Llanfaenorandthe vicarage of St Maughans, in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £199 with residence. The church is ancient, and was rebuilt, with the exception of the tower, in 1875. A chapel of ease is at Llanfaenor.

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 parishLlangattock-Vibon-Avel St. Cadocus 
Poor Law unionMonmouth 
Registration districtMonmouth1837 - 1935

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