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Llanvihangel Llantamam, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Llanvihangel Llantamam, a parish in Monmouthshire, on the river Llwyd and the Monmouthshire Canal, 3¼ miles N of Newport. It has a station of the name of Llantamam on the G.W.R., and its post town is Newport; money order and telegraph office, Cwmbran. Acreage, 4097; population, 4905. The parish contains part of Cwmbran, and is governed by a local board. There are firebrick works. A Cistercian abbey stood here and was given at the dissolution to the Morgans. Llantamam Abbey was built from the materials of the old abbey, is a Tudor edifice, belonged for a time to the Morgans, and belongs now to the Bowling family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £123. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1869; it has a mortuary chapel of the Dowling family.

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


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Ancient CountyMonmouthshire 
Ecclesiastical parishLlanvihangel-Llantarnam St. Michael 
Poor Law unionNewport 

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