Place:


Maenclochog  Pembrokeshire

 

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

MAENCLOCHOG, a village and a parish in Narberth district, Pembroke. The village stands on an affluent of the river Cleddau, under Precelly mountain, 6 miles NNE of Clarbeston-road r. station, and 9½ NNW of Narberth; took its name from a cromlech, which was destroyed by the peasantry in hope of finding treasures under it; and has a post office under Haverfordwest, and fairs on 10 March, 22 May, 5 Aug., 16 Sept., and the Monday before 29 Oct. ...


The parish contains also the hamlet of Violin, and comprises 2,754 acres. Real property, £904. Pop., 396. Houses, 96. Slate is found. The living is a vicarages in the diocese of St. David's. Value, £70. Patron, T. Bowen, Esq.

Maenclochog through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6732

Date accessed: 20th June 2024


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