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Llangibby, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llangibby, a village and a parish in Monmouthshire. The village stands near the Roman way to Caerleon, 3 miles SSW of Usk, and has a post office under Newport; money order and telegraph office, Usk. The parish includes the hamlet of Coed-y-Paen, and comprises 4488 acres; population, 468. Llangibby House, which was built by Inigo Jones, Pen-y-Park, Cwrt Bleddyn, and Llwyn-celyn arc the chief residences. Some remains exist of Llangibby Castle, which in the time of Sir Trevor Williams was besieged and taken by the Parliamentary forces. About half a mile from the castle are some slight remains of an ecclesiastical building called Tregrwg. The living is a rectory, with the perpetual curacy of Coed-y-Paen annexed, in the diocese of Llandaff; gross value, £430 with residence. The church is dedicated to St Cybi, and is good. A small church was built in 1861 at Coed-y-Paen. A well, arched over with very ancient masonry, is near the parish church. There is a Baptist chapel. The parish council consists of five members.

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 parishLlangibby St. Cuby 
Poor Law unionPont-y-Pool 
Registration districtPontypool1837 - 1935

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