Place:


Garway  Herefordshire

 

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

GARWAY, a parish in the district of Monmouth and county of Hereford; on the river Monnow, at the boundary with Monmouthshire, 5¼ miles SE of Pontrilas r. station, and 7¼ NNW of Monmouth. It has a post office, of the name of Garway-Common, under Ross. Acres, 3, 625. Real property, £3, 021. ...


Pop., 585. Houses, 130. The scenery is very fine; and Garway hill is a conspicuous feature. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £81. Patron, Sir J. Bailey. The church is ancient; has a Saracenic chancel arch and a square tower; and was recently in disrepair. There are a Baptist chapel, a national school, and charities £58.

Garway through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5322

Date accessed: 22nd March 2019


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