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Dixton  Monmouthshire

 

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

DIXTON-NEWTON, a hamlet and a parish in the district and county of Monmouth. The hamlet lies on the river Wye, adjacent to the West Midland railway, 1 mile NE of Monmouth. The parish includes also the hamlets of Dixton-Hadnock and Wyesham. Post town, Monmouth. Acres, 3, 848. Real property, £6, 936. Pop., 753. Houses, 162. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £223.* Patron, the Rev. J. L. Dighton. The church is ancient but good; and has a low broach spire.

Dixton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2997

Date accessed: 29th May 2017


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