Place:


Yr As Fawr  Glamorgan

 

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

MONKNASH, a parish in Bridgend district, Glamorgan; near the Nash light on Bristol channel, 6 miles SW of Cowbridge r. station. Post town, Bridgend. Acres, 1,584; of which 260 are water. Real property, £1,769. Pop., 121. Houses, 16. The property is divided among a few. The manor was given, by Richard de Grenville, to Neath abbey. There are ruins of a monastic barn and other buildings. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £67. Patron, J. B. Pryce, Esq. The church is good.

Yr As Fawr through time

Yr As Fawr is now part of The Vale of Glamorgan district. Click here for graphs and data of how The Vale of Glamorgan has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Yr As Fawr itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Yr As Fawr in The Vale of Glamorgan | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2118

Date accessed: 05th December 2019


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