Monkton, Pembroke

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St Nicholas & St John, Monkton, Pembroke - - 3649770.jpg
Parish church of St Nicholas and St John
Monkton is located in Pembrokeshire
Monkton shown within Pembrokeshire
OS grid reference SM973015
Principal area
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
List of places
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]


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]


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.


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