Goetre  Monmouthshire


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

GOYTREY, a parish in Pontypool district, Monmouth; on the Brecon canal, and on the Hereford and Newport railway, at Nantyderry station, 5¼ miles S of Abergavenny. Post town, Nantyderry, under Pontypool. Acres, 3, 332. Real property, £2, 824. Pop., 668. Houses, 143. The property is subdivided. Limestone and building stone are worked, and tiles are made. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £227. Patron, the Earl of Abergavenny. The church is good; and there are chapels for Baptists and Methodists.

Goetre through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th February 2020

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