Llandenny

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Llandenny
Llandenny Church in winter sunshine - with sunshine roof^ - geograph.org.uk - 1122845.jpg
The Church of St John the Apostle and Evangelist, Llandenny
Llandenny is located in Monmouthshire
Llandenny
Llandenny
Llandenny shown within Monmouthshire
OS grid reference SO415038
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town USK
Postcode district NP15
Dialling code 01291
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Monmouthshire
51°43′50″N 2°50′54″W / 51.7306°N 2.8482°W / 51.7306; -2.8482Coordinates: 51°43′50″N 2°50′54″W / 51.7306°N 2.8482°W / 51.7306; -2.8482

Llandenny (Welsh: Llandenni or, lesser used, Mathenni) is a village in Monmouthshire, south east Wales, United Kingdom. Llandenny is located three miles south of Raglan and three miles north of Usk.[1]

History and amenities[edit]

The little village of Llandenny is just a few houses, a pub (the Raglan Arms) and the Church of St John, named after St John the Apostle and Evangelist. The main south Wales to the Midlands road link, the A449, passes close to the village.

The Raglan Arms was promoted by Lord Raglan who owned, as the family still does, the large estate nearby. A landlord of the pub in the 1930s was Frank Wake who catered nearly always for the farm labourers and not the gentry so it became a 'thorn in the flesh' of the Raglan family.

The nearby Llandenny railway station building still exists though half demolished. It includes a ground frame signal box on the platform, a cattle dock and small goods sidings. It stood on the Coleford, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway line and closed in 1959.

Stone brick public house
The Raglan Arms
Disused railway station
The disused railway station

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Llanddenni / Llandenny, Monmouthshire". The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland. genuki.org.uk. 1868. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Llandenny at Wikimedia Commons