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Skenfrith, Monmouthshire

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Skenfrith, Monmouthshire

Skenfrith is a small village in Monmouthshire, south-east Wales, in the United Kingdom. It is located on the River Monnow, close to the border between Wales and England, about 6 miles north-west of Monmouth. The road through the village (B4521) was once the A40, linking Ross-on-Wye and Abergavenny.
Administrative CountyMonmouthshire
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridSO4520
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01600

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

Skenfreth ~ Skinffrith ~ Skinfrith

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

Skenfrith (or Skinfrith), par. and vil., Monmouthshire - par., 4720 ac., pop. 621; vil., on river Monnow, 6 miles NW. of Monmouth; P.O.; has ruins of Skenfrith Castle.

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