New Moat  Pembrokeshire


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

MOAT (NEW), a parish, with a village, in Narberth district, Pembroke; on the river Cleddan, 3½ miles NNE of Clarbeston-Road r. station, and 7 NW by N of Narberth. Post town, Haverfordwest. Acres, 3,101. Real property, £1,995. Pop., 311. Houses, 61. The property is divided among a few. ...

Moat House, rebuilt by the Scourfields, on the site of a previous old mansion, is the chief residence. There is a hill moated by the Flemings in the time of Henry II. There is also a Roman camp. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. David's. Value, £130. Patron, W. H. Scourfield, Esq. The church is ancient but good, and contains monuments of the Scourfield.

New Moat through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th June 2024

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