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Magor, Monmouthshire (Magwr)

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Magor, Monmouthshire (Magwr)

Magor - meaning 'a wall' - is a large village in Monmouthshire, south east Wales, between Chepstow and the city of Newport, and adjoining the Caldicot Levels beside the Severn estuary. Magor lies close to the M4 motorway, and has a nearby motorway service area sharing its name. It is within the commuter belts of Newport, Bristol and Cardiff.
Administrative CountyMonmouthshire
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST4287
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01633

Other names by which Magor, Monmouthshire (Magwr) has been known in the past

Magor/Magwr ~ Magwr

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

Magor, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., Monmouthshire, 7½ miles E. of Newport - par., 10,514 ac. (6390 water), pop. 700; township, 2720 ac. (830 water), pop. 440; P.O.

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