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.

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

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