St Mary's Church, Marshfield
|Marshfield shown within Newport|
|Population||6,270 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||NP10 8|
|Postcode district||CF3 2|
Marshfield (Welsh: Maerun) is an electoral ward (population 4,245 increasing to 6,270 at the 2011 census.) and smaller village community (parish) of the city of Newport in South Wales. The area is governed by the Newport City Council.
It is considered to be an affluent and sought-after area.
The ward is bounded by the city boundary to the west, the Bristol Channel to the south, the mouth of the River Usk to the east, Graig ward to the north and the Pillgwenlly, Tredegar Park and Gaer wards to the north east.
There are seven return bus journeys to Newport and five return journeys to Cardiff Mondays to Saturdays running through the suburb, as well as three services per hour to both running from nearby Castleton.
The ward contains the parishes Coedkernew, Michaelston-y-Fedw and Wentloog, as well as the parish of Marshfield (population 2,636). The parish itself is bounded  by the city boundary to the west, the A48(M) motorway to the north and Great Western Main Line to the south. The eastern boundary with Coedkernew is formed by the Nant y Selsig or "Sausage Brook".
St Mary's Church
The parish church is dedicated to St. Mary and is a Grade II* listed building. It is believed to have been built in 1135 in memory of Robert Fitzhamon, Lord of Glamorgan and Wentlooge. It has a crenelated Perpendicular style tower and a 15th-century south porch.
Marshfield is home to Marshfield A.F.C., a football team who were promoted to the Gwent County League Division 1, during the 2013-14 season. The club have won 3 successive promotions after finishing as Champions of the Newport and District Football League 'Premier X' division in each of the previous two seasons. The club have achieved a total of 5 promotions, since forming in 2008, and beginning in the Newport and District Football League Division Two.
The Marshfield A.F.C. second team play in the Newport and District Football League 'Premier Y' division.
- "Marshfield Ward Population". Office for National Statistics.
- "Newport ward 2011.Retrieved 4 April 2015".
- "Parish Headcounts: Marshfield". Office for National Statistics.
- "Parish Church of St Mary, Marshfield". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
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