Llanvihangel-Near-Usk (St. Michael)
LLANVIHANGEL-NEAR-USK (St. Michael), a parish, in the union, division, and hundred of Abergavenny, county of Monmouth, 4 miles (S. E. by S.) from Abergavenny; containing, with the parish of Llansaintfraed, 123 inhabitants. The river Usk flows on the south; and the parish is intersected by the road from Monmouth to Abergavenny, and by the new road from Usk to Abergavenny. It contains by estimation 354 acres, of which 151 are arable, and 203 pasture and meadow. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £3. 8. 9., and in the gift of Sir Samuel Fludyer, Bart.: the tithes have been commuted for £82, and there is a glebe of 26 acres. The church was rebuilt, and consecrated in Sept. 1847. Here is a place of worship for Calvinists.