Thornton, Pembrokeshire

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Thornton
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View of Thornton, located next to a natural valley
Thornton is located in Pembrokeshire
Thornton
Thornton
Thornton shown within Pembrokeshire
Population 1,000 
OS grid reference SM905075
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MILFORD HAVEN
Postcode district SA73
Dialling code 01646
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Pembrokeshire
51°43′47″N 5°02′12″W / 51.729818°N 5.036735°W / 51.729818; -5.036735Coordinates: 51°43′47″N 5°02′12″W / 51.729818°N 5.036735°W / 51.729818; -5.036735

Thornton is a small village in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It is located approximately 1 mile outside of Milford Haven belonging to the Tiers Cross community. It is mainly residential in nature. Until recently it was contained within the parish of Steynton.

Thornton Baptist Chapel

Notable features of the village are Thornton Baptist Chapel, built in 1867, which housed a British School in its lower level,[1] and the prehistoric fort which is probably Iron Age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wing Commander Ken McKay A Vision Of Greatness: The History of Milford 1790-1990, Brace Harvatt Associates, 1989. ISBN 978-0-9515212-0-5