Llantilio Pertholey

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Llantilio Pertholey
  • Welsh: Llandeilo Bertholau
St. Teilo church, Llantilio Pertholey - geograph.org.uk - 216212.jpg
Church of St. Teilo, Llantilio Pertholey
Llantilio Pertholey is located in Monmouthshire
Llantilio Pertholey
Llantilio Pertholey
Llantilio Pertholey shown within Monmouthshire
Population 3,906 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SO312164
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district NP7
Dialling code 01600
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
List of places
51°50′29″N 3°00′02″W / 51.841439°N 3.000684°W / 51.841439; -3.000684Coordinates: 51°50′29″N 3°00′02″W / 51.841439°N 3.000684°W / 51.841439; -3.000684

Llantilio Pertholey (Welsh: Llandeilo Bertholau) is a community (parish) and small village in Monmouthshire, south east Wales. It is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the north-east of the market town of Abergavenny, just off the A465 road to Hereford. The parish covers a large area beneath the Skirrid, an outlier of the Black Mountains; much of the parish lies within the easternmost part of the Brecon Beacons National Park.


The village falls in the 'Mardy' electoral ward. This ward stretches to the east. The total population taken at the 2011 census was 1,469.[2]

History and amenities[edit]

The 13th century medieval Church of St Teilo is named after a 6th-century Bishop of Llandaff who was canonised for his good works. The church is a fine example of a rural Welsh church with three chantry chapels dating from about 1350.

The hamlet also had a primary school, which moved to the nearby Mardy district of Abergavenny in 1991. A popular pub, The Mitre, opposite the church closed some years ago.


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