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Portskewett, Monmouthshire

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Portskewett, Monmouthshire

Portskewett (Welsh: Porthsgiwed or Porthysgewin) is a village in Monmouthshire, south east Wales. It is located four miles south west of Chepstow and one mile east of Caldicot, in an archaeologically sensitive part of the Caldicot Levels on the Welsh shore of the Severn Estuary. The Second Severn Crossing passes overhead carrying the M4 motorway.
Administrative CountyMonmouthshire
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST4988
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGwent
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01291

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

Porth Is Coed ~ Portscith ~ Portscuett ~ Portscuett Portskewit ~ Portskeweth ~ Portskewit ~ Poteschivet

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

Portskewett (or Portscuett), par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Portskewett Junction), Monmouthshire, in SE. of co.- par., 1112 ac. and 435 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 486; vil., 5 miles SW. of Chepstow and 14 E. of Newport by rail; P.O., T.O.

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