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Dingestow, Monmouthshire

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Dingestow, Monmouthshire

Dingestow is a small village in Monmouthshire, Wales. It is located 4 miles south-west of Monmouth and approximately the same distance north-east of Raglan in rural Monmouthshire. The River Trothy passes through the village.
Administrative CountyMonmouthshire
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridSO4510
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh

Other names by which Dingestow, Monmouthshire has been known in the past

Dynastow ~ Dynystow ~ Landinegat

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

Dingestow (or Dynystow), par. and hamlet with ry. sta., in co. and 3½ miles SW. of Monmouth, 1972 ac., pop. 185; P.O.; contains Dingestow Court.

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

DINGESTOW (St. Mary), a parish, in the division and hundred of Raglan, union and county of Monmouth, 4½ miles (W. S. W.) from Monmouth; containing 190 inhabitants. The road from Monmouth to Abergavenny runs through this parish, which is bounded on the east by the river Trothey, and comprises by computation 1930 acres, whereof 883 are arable, 957 meadow and pasture, 70 woodland, and 20 road and water. The surface is diversified with hills, commanding interesting views of the surrounding country; and the soil is a stiff clay. The living is a discharged vicarage, with that of Tregare annexed, valued in the king's books at £4. 10.; net income, £244; patrons and appropriators, the Bishop, Archdeacon, and Chapter, of Llandaff. The glebe contains 24 acres, with a small glebe-house; the great tithes have been commuted for £87. 18. 6., and the vicarial for £106. The church is an ancient structure. There was formerly a castle, of which the site and moat are still discernible.

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