Llanellen (St. Helen)

LLANELLEN (St. Helen), a parish, in the division of Pont-y-Pool, union and hundred of Abergavenny, county of Monmouth, 2½ miles (S.) from Abergavenny; containing 342 inhabitants. The river Usk, which flows on the north and east, is here crossed by a handsome bridge of three arches, on the road from Abergavenny to Pont-y-Pool; and the Brecon and Monmouthshire canal proceeds through the parish, from north to south Llanellen includes a portion of the Blorenge mountain The living is a discharged vicarage, endowed with" a moiety of the rectorial tithes, and valued in the king's books at £8. 10. 7.; net income, £105; patron, C. K. Tynte, Esq.: impropriators of the remainder of the rectorial tithes, the trustees of the free grammar school of Abergavenny.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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