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Llantilio Crossenay, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llantilio Crossenay, a village and a parish in Monmouthshire. The village stands on the river Trothv, 5 miles NW by N of Raglan station on the G.W.R., and 8 WNW of Monmouth, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Abergavenny. The parish comprises 6163 acres; population of the civil parish, 640; of the ecclesiastical, 635. The parish council consists of nine members. Llantilio Court is the chief residence. Vestiges of an ancient fortified house, said to have been the residence of Sir David Gam, are to the N of the park. The White Castle stands on an eminence 1¼ mile to the N; was probably built in the reign of King John, and is said to have been dismantled in the Wars of the Roses, and is a large oval structure, with six bastions and well-preserved outer-works. The living is a vicarage, with the chapelry of Llanfair annexed, in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, e£220 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Llandaff. The church is dedicated to St Tcilo, is principally Decorated, with an Early English tower, and includes a large chapel on the N side of its presbytery. There is a chapel of ease at Llanfair, and a Primitive Methodist chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyMonmouthshire 
Ecclesiastical parishLlantilio-Cresseny St. Teilaw 
HundredSkenfreth 
Poor Law unionMonmouth 

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