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St Dogmaels, Pembrokeshire (Llandudoch)

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St Dogmaels, Pembrokeshire (Llandudoch)

St Dogmaels is a village and community in Pembrokeshire, Wales, on the estuary of the River Teifi, a mile downstream from the town of Cardigan in neighbouring Ceredigion. A little to the west of the village, further along the estuary, lies Poppit Sands beach. The village contains the remains of a 12th century Tironian abbey, which was in its day one of the richer monastic institutions in Wales. It was once a marcher borough.
Administrative CountyPembrokeshire
Traditional CountyPembrokeshire
OS GridSN1645
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
 

Other names by which St Dogmaels, Pembrokeshire (Llandudoch) has been known in the past

St Dogmaels/Llandudoch ~ Llandudoch ~ Dogmells St ~ Llandydoch ~ Saint Dogmaels ~ St Dogmell ~ St Dogmells

St Dogmaels, Pembrokeshire (Llandudoch) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

St Dogmell, par. and vil., Pembrokeshire - par. (partly within the bor. of Cardigan), 6220 ac. (235 water), pop. 2468; bor. part, pop. 942; vil., on river Teifi, opposite Cardigan; P.O., T.O.; is principally inhabited by a prosperous fishing population. St Dogmell Priory was founded here in the reign of William the Conqueror, and is a place of great historic interest.

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