Llanvaches (St. Maches)
LLANVACHES (St. Maches), a parish, in the union of Newport, division of Christchurch, hundred of Caldicot, county of Monmouth, 6 miles (E.) from Caerleon; containing 305 inhabitants. The parish comprises 2107 acres, of which 90 are common or waste land. A castle formerly stood here. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £10; net income, £194; patron, Sir Charles Morgan, Bart. The church has a low square tower.