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Castle Bigh, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Castle-Bigh, a parish in Pembrokeshire, 5 miles N of Clarbeston Road station on the G.W.R., and 10 NE of Haverfordwest, which is the post town. Acreage, 2587; population, 163. Part of the surface is upland, on the skirt of the Preceley mountains. An ancient military stronghold was near here, supposed to be the Roman station Ad Vicesimum, on the maritime Julian Way. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St David's; net value, £120. Patron, the Crown.

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

Land and Property

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