Llan Ffwyst  Monmouthshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Llan Ffwyst like this:

LLANFOIST, a village and a parish in Abergavenny district, Monmouth. The village stands adjacent to the Brecon and Abergavenny canal, under the Blorenge, and near the river Usk, 1¼ mile SW of Abergavenny; commands a charming view of Abergavenny, and of the Skyrrid and Sugarloaf mountains; and has a post office under Abergavenny. ...

The parish comprises 3,288 acres. Real property, £10,713; of which £2,000 are in mines. Pop., 1,472. Houses, 263. The property is divided among a few. Llanfoist House is a chief residence. The Abergavenny hounds are kenneled in the parish. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £280.* Patron, the Earl of Abergavenny. The church is dedicated to St. Faith, and is good. A part of the parish, containing a pop. of 1,016, is included in the chapelry of Blaenavon.

Llan Ffwyst through time

Llan Ffwyst is now part of Monmouthshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Monmouthshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Llan Ffwyst itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llan Ffwyst in Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 10th May 2021

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