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Llanover, Monmouthshire

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Llanover, Monmouthshire

Llanover is a village in Monmouthshire, south east Wales, United Kingdom.
Administrative CountyMonmouthshire
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridSO3108
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent

Llanover, Monmouthshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llanover, par. and vil., Monmouthshire, on river Usk - par. (mostly in Blaenavon), 4742 ac., pop. 7193; consists of 2 divisions - Lower Llanover, 1877 ac., pop. 322; and Upper Llanover (including part of Blaenavon town), 2865 ac., pop. 6871; the vil. is 3 miles SE. of Abergavenny; in vicinity is Llanover House, seat of Lord Llanover.

Llanover, Monmouthshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

LLANOVER (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the division of Pont-y-Pool, union and hundred of Abergavenny, county of Monmouth, 3½ miles (S. by E.) from Abergavenny, on the road to Pont-y-Pool; containing 3123 inhabitants, of whom 2801 are in the Higher, and 322 in the Lower, division. On the northeast, the parish is bounded by the river Usk; and the Brecon and Monmouthshire canal intersects it from north to south. Its western portion consists of mountainous ground, and its eastern of a highly undulated surface, the former presenting some extensive and pleasing views. The Blaenavon iron-works, and the forges of Wartag, are in the parish; at the former is a chapel, and there is another at Chapel-Nywydd. Llanover Court, the seat of Sir B. Hall, Bart., is a noble mansion of Bath stone, in the Elizabethan style, situated in a small park. The living is a discharged vicarage, with the livings of Mamhilad and Trevethan united, valued in the king's books at £15. 3. 6½., and in the patronage of the Bishop, Archdeacon, and Chapter of Llandaff, the appropriators; net income, £591. The great tithes of Llanover have been commuted for £145, and the small for £247: the vicar has 16 acres of glebe. The church is ancient. There is a place of worship for Independents; also a school endowed by Mrs. Sarah Hopkins with £3000 in the 4½ per cents., and a small farm at Blaenavon, the rent of which is £20 per annum.

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