Llan Arth  Monmouthshire


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

LLANARTH, a parish and a sub-district in Abergavenny district, Monmouth. The parish lies on an affluent of the river Usk, 3 ½ miles E of Penpergwm r. station, and 5 ½ SE of Abergavenny; has a post office under Monmouth, and includes the hamlet of Clytha. Acres, 3,793; of which 1,841 are in Clytha. ...

Real property, £6,073; of which £2,993 are in Clytha. Pop. in 1861, 679; of which 354 were in Clytha. Houses, 125; of which 72 were in Clytha. The property is divided among a few. L1anarth Court belonged to the chamberlain of Henry I., and passed to the Herberts. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of BettwsNewydd, in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £288.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Llandaff. The church is good; and there are a Roman Catholic chapel, and charities £57.—The sub-district contains also six other parishes. Acres, 10,061. Pop., 1,884. Houses, 392.

Llan Arth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 02nd December 2020

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