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Llanvair-Discoed, Monmouthshire

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Llanvair-Discoed, Monmouthshire

Administrative CountyMonmouthshire
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST4492
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01633

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

LLANVAIR-DISCOED (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and division of Chepstow, hundred of Caldicot, county of Monmouth, 6½ miles (W. by S.) from Chepstow; containing, with the hamlet of Dinham, 186 inhabitants. The parish comprises by estimation 1590 acres of land, of which a considerable portion is lofty undulated ground, whence some fine views are obtained. The living is a perpetual curacy, united to the vicarage of Caerwent; appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of Llandaff. The church is an ancient structure, and near it are the remains of a castle, supposed to have been erected soon after the Conquest, and which was formerly the property of the family of Kemeys.

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