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 Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, on the A4076 to Milford Haven.

Haroldstone Chapel, Merlins Bridge
The community centre situated between Dew Street and Barn Street
(Barn Court can be seen at the back)
is now occupying the site of the previous Pembrokeshire College[1]
(August 2008)

The village has a community centre , a post office and a creamery.[2] The village's football team won The Senior Cup and League double in 2002. There is a boxing club.[3]

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.[4]

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.

References[edit]

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

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