Usk Hundred

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Usk within Monmouthshire
 • 1831 46,060 acres (186.4 km2)
 • 1861 13,859
 • Created 1542
Status hundred
 • Type Divisions
 • Units Higher and Lower

Usk was an ancient hundred of Monmouthshire.

It was situated in the centre of the county, bounded to the north by the hundreds of Abergavenny and Raglan; to the east and south by the hundred of Caldicot; and to the west by the hundred of Wentloog.

It contains the following ancient parishes:

The administration of the area is now divided between the local authorities of Newport, Torfaen and Monmouthshire.

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