Chapel Hill, Monmouthshire

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Ruins of St Mary's Church, Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill is an ancient parish in south-eastern Monmouthshire adjacent to the River Wye which here forms the border with Gloucestershire. It takes in a broad sweep of the right bank of the Wye from Tintern in the north to St Arvans in the south. Adjacent parishes are Tintern Parva and Trellech to the north; Tidenham (in Gloucestershire) to the east; Newchurch to the west; and Penterry and St Arvans to the south. The population in 2011 was 287.

The parish church, dedicated to St Mary was destroyed by fire in 1977. Chapel Hill is also the home of another famous ruin, that of Tintern Abbey.

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