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Monmouthshire

Index Monmouthshire

Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy) is a county in south east Wales. [1]

73 relations: Abergavenny, Abergavenny Castle, Administrative county, Black Mountains, Wales, Blaenau Gwent, Brecknockshire, Brecon Beacons National Park, British Summer Time, Caerphilly County Borough, Caldicot Castle, Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Chepstow, Chepstow Castle, Chepstow Rural District, Coleg Gwent, Crickhowell, David Davies (Welsh politician), District of Monmouth, Districts of Wales, Glamorgan, Gloucester–Newport line, Gloucestershire, Greenwich Mean Time, Grosmont Castle, Gwent (county), Herefordshire, ISO 3166-2:GB, Kingdom of England, Laws in Wales Acts 1535 and 1542, List of MPs elected in the United Kingdom general election, 2010, List of Welsh areas by percentage of Welsh-speakers, List of Welsh principal areas by area, List of Welsh principal areas by population, Llanelly, Llanthony Priory, Local government, Local Government Act 1972, Local government in Wales, Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire, Magor, Monmouthshire, Marches Way, Member of the National Assembly for Wales, Monmouth, Monmouth (UK Parliament constituency), Monmouthshire (historic), Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal, Monnow Valley Walk, Newport, Wales, Nick Ramsay, Offa's Dyke, ..., ONS coding system, Parliament of England, Paul Murphy, Baron Murphy of Torfaen, Pontypool, Raglan Castle, River Wye, Roger Evans (Monmouth MP), Severn Estuary, Skenfrith Castle, Sugar Loaf, Monmouthshire, The Kymin, Three Castles Walk, Monmouthshire, Tintern Abbey, Torfaen, Torfaen (UK Parliament constituency), Trellech, Usk, Usk Valley Walk, Wales, Welsh language, Welsh Marches, White Castle, Monmouthshire, Wye Valley. Expand index (23 more) »

Abergavenny

Abergavenny (Y Fenni, archaically Abergafenni meaning "Mouth of the River Gavenny") is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales.

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Abergavenny Castle

Abergavenny Castle (Castell y Fenni) is a ruined castle in the market town of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, established by the Norman lord Hamelin de Balun in about 1087.

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Administrative county

An administrative county was an administrative division in England and Wales and Ireland from 1888 to 1974, used for the purposes of local government.

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Black Mountains, Wales

The Black Mountains (Y Mynyddoedd Duon) are a group of hills spread across parts of Powys and Monmouthshire in southeast Wales, and extending across the England–Wales border into Herefordshire.

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Blaenau Gwent

Blaenau Gwent (pronounced) is a county borough in Wales, sharing its name with a parliamentary constituency.

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Brecknockshire

Brecknockshire (Sir Frycheiniog), also known as the County of Brecknock, Breconshire, or the County of Brecon is one of thirteen historic counties of Wales, and a former administrative county.

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Brecon Beacons National Park

The Brecon Beacons National Park (Parc Cenedlaethol Bannau Brycheiniog) is one of three national parks in Wales, and is centred on the Brecon Beacons range of hills in southern Wales.

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British Summer Time

During British Summer Time (BST), civil time in the United Kingdom is advanced one hour forward of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (in effect, changing the time zone from UTC+0 to UTC+1), so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less.

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Caerphilly County Borough

Caerphilly (Caerffili) is a county borough in southern Wales, straddling the ancient county boundary between Glamorgan and Monmouthshire.

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Caldicot Castle

Caldicot Castle (Castell Cil-y-coed) is an extensive stone medieval castle in the town of Caldicot, Monmouthshire, in southeast Wales, built near the site of Harold Godwinson's former Saxon castle by the Norman earls of Hereford from about 1100.

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Caldicot, Monmouthshire

Caldicot (Cil-y-coed) is a town and community in Monmouthshire, southeast Wales, located between Chepstow and Newport on the Gloucester to Newport Line served primarily by Caldicot station, whilst by road it is just off the busy M4 / M48 motorway corridor.

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Chepstow

Chepstow (Cas-gwent) is a town in Monmouthshire, Wales, adjoining the border with Gloucestershire, England.

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Chepstow Castle

Chepstow Castle (Castell Cas-gwent) at Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales is the oldest surviving post-Roman stone fortification in Britain.

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Chepstow Rural District

Chepstow Rural District was a rural district in the administrative county of Monmouthshire, Wales.

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Coleg Gwent

Coleg Gwent (Gwent College) is Wales' largest further education college at various locations in the former county of Gwent, South Wales.

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Crickhowell

Crickhowell (Crug Hywel, also spelled Crughywel, or Crucywel) is a small town in southeastern Powys, Wales.

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David Davies (Welsh politician)

David Thomas Charles Davies (born 27 July 1970) is a British Conservative Party politician.

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District of Monmouth

Monmouth district (Trefynwy) was one of five districts of Gwent in Wales between 1974 and 1996.

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Districts of Wales

In 1974, Wales was re-divided for local government purposes into thirty-seven districts.

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Glamorgan

Glamorgan, or sometimes Glamorganshire, (Morgannwg or Sir Forgannwg) is one of the thirteen historic counties of Wales and a former administrative county of Wales.

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Gloucester–Newport line

The Gloucester–Newport line is a railway line that runs along the west bank of the River Severn in the United Kingdom between Gloucester and Newport.

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Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.

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Greenwich Mean Time

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.

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Grosmont Castle

Grosmont Castle is a ruined castle in the village of Grosmont, Monmouthshire, Wales.

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Gwent (county)

Gwent is a preserved county and a former local government county in south-east Wales.

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Herefordshire

Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, governed by Herefordshire Council.

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ISO 3166-2:GB

ISO 3166-2:GB is the entry for the United Kingdom in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

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Kingdom of England

The Kingdom of England (French: Royaume d'Angleterre; Danish: Kongeriget England; German: Königreich England) was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century—when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms—until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.

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Laws in Wales Acts 1535 and 1542

The Laws in Wales Acts 1535 and 1542 (Y Deddfau Cyfreithiau yng Nghymru 1535 a 1542) were parliamentary measures by which Wales became a full and equal part of the Kingdom of England and the legal system of England was extended to Wales and the norms of English administration introduced.

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List of MPs elected in the United Kingdom general election, 2010

The fifty-fifth Parliament of the United Kingdom was the legislature of the United Kingdom following the 2010 general election of Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons.

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List of Welsh areas by percentage of Welsh-speakers

This is a list of subdivisions of Wales by the percentage of those professing some skills in the Welsh language in the 2011 UK census.

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List of Welsh principal areas by area

This is a list of principal areas of Wales ordered by area.

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List of Welsh principal areas by population

This is a list of principal areas of Wales ordered by population.

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Llanelly

Llanelly (Llanelli) is the name of both a parish and community in the principal area of Monmouthshire, within the historic boundaries of Brecknockshire, south-east Wales.

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Llanthony Priory

Llanthony Priory (Priordy Llanddewi Nant Hodni) is a partly ruined former Augustinian priory in the secluded Vale of Ewyas, a steep sided once glaciated valley within the Black Mountains area of the Brecon Beacons National Park in Monmouthshire, south east Wales.

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Local government

A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.

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Local Government Act 1972

The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.

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Local government in Wales

Since 1 April 1996, Wales has been divided into 22 single-tier principal areas for local government purposes.

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Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire

This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire.

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Magor, Monmouthshire

Magor (Magwyr) - meaning 'a wall' - is a large village in Monmouthshire, south east Wales, between Chepstow and the city of Newport, and adjoining the Caldicot Levels beside the Severn Estuary.

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Marches Way

The Marches Way is a partially waymarked long distance footpath in the United Kingdom.

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Member of the National Assembly for Wales

The National Assembly for Wales is composed of 60 members known as Assembly Members or AMs (in Welsh: Aelodau'r Cynulliad or ACau).

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Monmouth

Monmouth (Trefynwy meaning "town on the Monnow") is the historic county town of Monmouthshire, Wales.

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Monmouth (UK Parliament constituency)

Monmouth (Sir Fynwy) is a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).

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Monmouthshire (historic)

Monmouthshire, also known as the County of Monmouth (Sir Fynwy), is one of thirteen historic counties of Wales and a former administrative county.

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Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (Camlas Sir Fynwy a Brycheiniog) is a small network of canals in South Wales.

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Monnow Valley Walk

Monnow Valley Walk is a long-distance footpath in north-east Monmouthshire, South Wales, with short sections in Herefordshire, England and Powys.

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Newport, Wales

Newport (Casnewydd) is a cathedral and university city and unitary authority area in south east Wales.

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Nick Ramsay

Nick Ramsay (born 10 June 1975) is a British Conservative politician who has been a Member of the Welsh Assembly since 2007.

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Offa's Dyke

Offa's Dyke (Clawdd Offa) is a large linear earthwork that roughly follows the current border between England and Wales.

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ONS coding system

In the United Kingdom, the Office for National Statistics maintains a series of codes to represent a wide range of geographical areas of the UK, for use in tabulating census and other statistical data.

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Parliament of England

The Parliament of England was the legislature of the Kingdom of England, existing from the early 13th century until 1707, when it became the Parliament of Great Britain after the political union of England and Scotland created the Kingdom of Great Britain.

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Paul Murphy, Baron Murphy of Torfaen

Paul Peter Murphy, Baron Murphy of Torfaen, PC, KCMCO, KSG (born 25 November 1948) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Torfaen from 1987 to 2015, and served in the Cabinet from 1999-2005 and again from 2007-2008 in the roles of Northern Irish and Welsh Secretary.

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Pontypool

Pontypool (Pont-y-pŵl) is a town that is home to approximately 36,000 people in the county borough of Torfaen, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire in South Wales.

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Raglan Castle

Raglan Castle (Castell Rhaglan) is a late medieval castle located just north of the village of Raglan in the county of Monmouthshire in south east Wales.

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River Wye

The River Wye (Afon Gwy) is the fifth-longest river in the UK, stretching some from its source on Plynlimon in mid Wales to the Severn estuary.

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Roger Evans (Monmouth MP)

Roger Kenneth Evans (born 18 March 1947) is a British Conservative politician.

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Severn Estuary

The Severn Estuary (Môr Hafren) is the estuary of the River Severn, the longest river in Great Britain.

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Skenfrith Castle

Skenfrith Castle (Castell Ynysgynwraidd) is a ruined castle in the village of Skenfrith in Monmouthshire, Wales.

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Sugar Loaf, Monmouthshire

Sugar Loaf, sometimes called The Sugar Loaf (Mynydd Pen-y-fâl or Y Fâl), is a mountain situated north-west of Abergavenny in Monmouthshire, Wales.

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The Kymin

The Kymin, (Cae-y-Maen), is a hill overlooking Monmouth, in Monmouthshire, Wales.

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Three Castles Walk, Monmouthshire

The Three Castles Walk is a waymarked long distance footpath and recreational walk located in north-east Monmouthshire, Wales.

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Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey (Abaty Tyndyrn) was founded by Walter de Clare, Lord of Chepstow, on 9 May 1131.

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Torfaen

Torfaen (Tor-faen) is a county borough in Wales within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire.

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Torfaen (UK Parliament constituency)

Torfaen is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Trellech

Trellech (occasionally spelt Trelech, Treleck or Trelleck; Tryleg) is a village and parish in Monmouthshire, south-east Wales.

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Usk

Usk (Brynbuga) is a small town in Monmouthshire, south-east Wales, situated northeast of Newport.

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Usk Valley Walk

The Usk Valley Walk is a waymarked long distance footpath in south east Wales, from Caerleon to Brecon.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Welsh language

Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.

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Welsh Marches

The Welsh Marches (Y Mers) is an imprecisely defined area along and around the border between England and Wales in the United Kingdom.

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White Castle, Monmouthshire

White Castle (Castell Gwyn), also known historically as Llantilio Castle, is a ruined castle near the village of Llantilio Crossenny in Monmouthshire, Wales.

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Wye Valley

The Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB; Dyffryn Gwy) is an internationally important protected landscape straddling the border between England and Wales.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monmouthshire

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