St Arvans  Monmouthshire


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

ARVANS (St.), a parish in Chepstow district, Monmouth; near the river Wye, 2 miles NNW of Chepstow r. station. It contains the hamlet of Portcasseg and the tract of Kingsmark, sometimes deemed extra-parochial; and it has a post office under Chepstow. Acres, 2,309. Real property, £3,703. Pop., 379. Houses, 88. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £53. Patron, the Duke of Beaufort. The church is an ancient structure, with an octagonal tower, and is in good condition. There are remains of two ancient chapels.

St Arvans through time

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

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


Date accessed: 13th June 2021

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