Henry's Moat

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Henry’s Moat
The church, Henry's Moat NLW3362044.jpg
St Brynach's Church, about 1885
Henry’s Moat is located in Pembrokeshire
Henry’s Moat
Henry’s Moat
Location within Pembrokeshire
OS grid referenceSN044276
Community
  • New Moat
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtSA63
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
  • Preseli Pembrokeshire
List of places
UK
Wales
Pembrokeshire
51°54′47″N 4°50′46″W / 51.913°N 4.846°W / 51.913; -4.846Coordinates: 51°54′47″N 4°50′46″W / 51.913°N 4.846°W / 51.913; -4.846

Henry’s Moat is a hamlet and parish in Pembrokeshire, Wales, in the community of New Moat. It is 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Fishguard and 9 miles (14 km) northeast of Haverfordwest. The nearest railway station is Clarbeston Road 5 miles (8 km) to the south. It was in the ancient Hundred of Cemais.

Name[edit]

The parish’s Welsh name was Castell Hên-drêv (or Hendre), Anglicised by early English settlers to its present form. It derives from an ancient tumulus surrounded by a moat.[1]

History[edit]

In 1833 the population of the parish was 282.[1] It includes the hamlet of Tufton on the nearby B4329 Cardigan to Haverfordwest turnpike.[2]

Church[edit]

The parish church is dedicated to St Brynach (English: St Bernard).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "GENUKI: Henry's Moat". Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  2. ^ "GENUKI: Parish maps". Retrieved 25 April 2015.

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