Place:


Piercefield  Monmouthshire

 

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

PIERCEFIELD, a seat on the S E border of Monmouth; on the river Wye, 1¼ mile N of Chepstow. Itbelonged formerly to Valentine Morris; passed to N. Wells, Esq.; belongs now to J. Russell, Esq.; containsfour pieces of tapestry which belonged to Louis X VI.; and stands in a park of remarkable beauty, laid out in the old-fashioned style, and measuring about 1½ mile inlength.

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Piercefield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/26819

Date accessed: 20th June 2021


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