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Llandogo, Monmouthshire

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Llandogo, Monmouthshire

Llandogo is a small village in Monmouthshire, south Wales, located between Monmouth and Chepstow in the lower reaches of the Wye Valley AONB, two miles north of Tintern. It is set on a steep hillside overlooking the River Wye and across into the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England.
Post townMONMOUTH
Administrative CountyMonmouthshire
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridSO5204
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01594
 

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

Llandogo, par. and vil., on river Wye, in co. and 7 miles SE. of Monmouth, 1821 ac., pop. 583; P.O.

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

LLANDOGO (St. Dochoe), a parish, in the division of Trelleck, hundred of Raglan, union and county of Monmouth, 9 miles (N.) from Chepstow; containing 660 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated on the right bank of the Wye, comprises by measurement 1773 acres, whereof 103 are arable, 540 meadow and pasture, 900 woodland, and 20 common; the surface is diversified with hills. The manufacture of paper gives employment to about 100 persons. In 1826, a handsome iron bridge of one arch was erected here over the river, thus connecting the counties of Monmouth and Gloucester; and the parish is intersected by the high road from Chepstow to Monmouth, which passes along the vale of the Wye. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £72; patron, the Prebendary of Caire in the Cathedral of Llandaff. The tithes have been commuted for £168; the incumbent has a glebe of 20 acres, and a comfortable parsonage-house. The church is an ancient structure, consisting of a nave, chancel, and north aisle. A church was erected at the hamlet of Whitebrook, in 1835, by subscription; it is a neat edifice in the later English style. There is a place of worship for Baptists.

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