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Dingestow, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Dingestow, a parish in Monmouthshire; it lies on the river Trothy, 4 miles WSW of Monmouth, and has a station on the Pontypool, Monmouth and Ross branch of the G.W.R. It has a post office under Monmouth; money order office, Monmouth; telegraph office at the railway station. Acreage, 1972; population, 189. Dingestow Court, the seat of the Bosanquet family, is an old Tudor mansion enlarged and re-fronted in 1846. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £100 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Llandaff. The church adjoins traces of an ancient castle, and is Early English.

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 parishDingestow St. Mary 
Poor Law unionMonmouth 
Registration districtMonmouth1837 - 1935

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Postal districtNP25
Post TownMonmouth