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Llanvapley, Monmouthshire

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Llanvapley, Monmouthshire

Llanvapley is a village in Monmouthshire, south east Wales, United Kingdom. Llan has replaced the (earlier) Eglwys (1254).
Administrative CountyMonmouthshire
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridSO3614
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent

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

LLANVAPLEY (St. Mapley), a parish, in the union, division, and hundred of Abergavenny, county of Monmouth, 4 miles (E.) from Abergavenny; containing 124 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated on the old road from Abergavenny to Monmouth, comprises by measurement 819 acres, of arable and pasture land in nearly equal portions; the soil is chiefly clay, producing good wheat, and the surface is considerably undulated. The river Trothy passes on the east. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 5. 2½., and in the gift of the Earl of Abergavenny: the tithes have been commuted for £150, and the glebe comprises 54 acres, with a good parsonage-house. The church is in the early English style. There is a place of worship for Independents.

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