Burton, Pembrokeshire

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Burton Ferry from Neyland

Burton is a small village and community in south Pembrokeshire, Wales. The village is set on a hill overlooking the River Cleddau.

The setting of the village makes it a popular holiday destination[citation needed]. It enjoys views of the Cleddau estuary to the south east and west and has a waterfront pub on the river. The village attracts many watersports and boats. Benton Castle is a grade II* listed building. [1]

St Mary's church

The church of St Mary's is also a grade II* listed building.[2]

Local Government[edit]

The village has its own elected community council and gives its name to an electoral ward of Pembrokeshire County Council. The electoral ward of Burton covers the community of Rosemarket. Since reorganisation in 1995 the ward has mainly been held by Independent councillors, although it was briefly held by the Conservatives after the 1999 election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Benton Castle, Burton". Britiah Listed Buildings. Retrieved 29 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Church of Saint Mary, Burton". Britiah Listed Buildings. Retrieved 29 December 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°42′43″N 4°55′08″W / 51.71194°N 4.91889°W / 51.71194; -4.91889