Llanthewy-Rytherch (St. David)

LLANTHEWY-RYTHERCH (St. David), a parish, in the union, division, and hundred of Abergavenny, county of Monmouth, 3½ miles (E.) from Abergavenny; containing 361 inhabitants. It comprises by estimation 2186a. 1r. 10p., of which 1065a. 3r. 36p., are arable, 1051a. 2r. 24p. meadow and pasture, and 62a. 2r. 29p. woodland. The living is a discharged vicarage, endowed with a moiety of the rectorial tithes, valued in the king's books at £7. 15. 5., and in the patronage of the Crown; impropriators of the remainder of the rectorial tithes, the Trustees of the Free school of Abergavenny. The tithes belonging to the vicar have been commuted for £195, and the impropriate tithes for £85; the glebe contains 13a. 1r. 8p., with a glebe-house attached. The church consists of a nave and chancel, with a square tower. The Baptists have a place of worship.

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

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