Monkton, Pembroke

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Monkton
St Nicholas & St John, Monkton, Pembroke - geograph.org.uk - 3649770.jpg
Parish church of St Nicholas and St John
Monkton is located in Pembrokeshire
Monkton
Monkton
Location within Pembrokeshire
OS grid referenceSM973015
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
List of places
UK
Wales
Pembrokeshire
51°41′N 4°56′W / 51.68°N 4.93°W / 51.68; -4.93Coordinates: 51°41′N 4°56′W / 51.68°N 4.93°W / 51.68; -4.93

Monkton is a village and parish in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales. According to the United Kingdom Census 2001, there are 1,688 inhabitants of the village.[1]

Monkton was ranked the 14th most disadvantaged place in Wales in 2000[2] and was given access to the Communities First programme.[3]

Education[edit]

Monkton has a primary school called "Monkton Priory Community Primary School" which has approximately 221 pupils.[4] It also has a dedicated centre for gypsy traveller learners known as the "Monkton Priory School Project".[5]

Community[edit]

A large part of the community consists of gypsy travellers[citation needed] and reside at a gypsy site called "Castle Quarry" (formerly known as Catshole Quarry)[6]

Pembrokeshire Action to Combat Hardship has a base in the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.monkton.info/html/census.html[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-07-16. Retrieved 2009-03-22.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Monkton Communities First Website
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2009-03-22.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2009-03-22.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-06. Retrieved 2009-03-22.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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