Oldcastle, Monmouthshire

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Oldcastle church

Oldcastle (Welsh: Yr Hencastell) is a small village in Monmouthshire, south east Wales.


Oldcastle is located six miles north of Abergavenny just off the A465 Abergavenny to Hereford road.

History and amenities[edit]

The village is on the River Monnow and very close to the Black Mountains and sits right next to the Wales-England border [1].

The village is associated with John Oldcastle of an old Herefordshire landowning family through the medieval period.

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Coordinates: 51°54′54″N 2°59′03″W / 51.91491°N 2.98422°W / 51.91491; -2.98422