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Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Castlemartin, a village and a parish in Pembrokeshire. The village stands on the coast, 6 miles WSW of Pembroke, and has a post office under Pembroke; money order and telegraph office, Angle. Acreage, 4811; population, 381. An ancient entrenchment has left some vestiges. The parish extends a considerable way along a rugged coast. Several ancient British and Danish remains are on the coast. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £239 with residence. Patron, Earl Cawdor. The church is old but excellent. The hundred of Castlemartin is famous for its breed of black cattle.

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.

Registration districtPembroke1837 - 1974

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Pembrokeshire is available to browse.


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RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA71
Post TownPembroke