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Llanvihangel Crucorney, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llanvihangel Crucorney, a village and a parish in Monmouthshire. The village stands on the river Honddu, an affluent of the Monnow, near the boundary with Herefordshire, and under Skirridfawr Mountain, 1 mile NNE of Llanvihangel station on the G.W.R., and 4½ NNE of Abergavenny, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Abergavenny. The parish contains also the hamlet of Penbiddle, and comprises 3278 acres; population, 508. It has a parish council with nine members. Llanvihangel Court belonged to the Arnolds, passed in the time of Queen Anne to the Harleys, belongs now to the Eodney family, is an ancient edifice, and has a remarkably grand avenue of Scotch firs. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £165 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good. There are Baptist and Calvinistic Methodist chapels. 7LLANWDDYN

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 parishLlanvihangel-Crucorney St. Michael 
Poor Law unionAbergavenny 
Registration districtAbergavenny1837 - 1935

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