Merlin's Bridge

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Merlin's Bridge
Merlin's Bridge is located in Pembrokeshire
Merlin's Bridge
Merlin's Bridge
Location within Pembrokeshire
OS grid referenceSM946143
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHAVERFORDWEST
Postcode districtSA61
Dialling code01437
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Pembrokeshire
51°47′25″N 4°58′44″W / 51.7903°N 4.9789°W / 51.7903; -4.9789Coordinates: 51°47′25″N 4°58′44″W / 51.7903°N 4.9789°W / 51.7903; -4.9789

Merlin's Bridge is a village and a community situated to the south of, and contiguous with, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, on the A4076 to Milford Haven. [1]

Amenities[edit]

The community centre between Dew Street and Barn Street (Barn Court is in the background) on the site of the previous Pembrokeshire College (2008)

The village has a community centre , a post office and a creamery.[2]

Governance[edit]

Merlin's Bridge has its own elected community council which meets monthly.[3]

It is also an electoral ward to Pembrokeshire County Council, electing one county councillor.

Sport[edit]

The village's football team won The Senior Cup and League double in 2002. There is a boxing club.[4]

War memorial[edit]

The marble War Memorial is situated at the end of Magdalen Street and can be viewed from Dredgman Hill. It commemorates the men who died in both world wars.[5] The sculptors were Edwards and Lewis of Haverfordwest.

Worship[edit]

Haroldstone Chapel, Merlins Bridge

The three places of worship in Merlin's Bridge are all buildings noted by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (Coflein) - the English Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Emmanuel Christian Centre and St Mark's Chapel.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pembrokeshire College". The Independent. 9 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Haverfordwest Creamery". Pembrokeshire Business. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Merlins Bridge Community Council". Pembrokeshire Town & Community Councils. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  4. ^ "boxingclubs.com". Retrieved 27 January 2014.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ West Wales War Memorial Project website; Archived 2014-12-06 at the Wayback Machine accessed 18 May 2014
  6. ^ "Coflein: listed buildings". Retrieved 6 March 2016.

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