Llantrisant, Monmouthshire

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Grid reference: ST3905196975
Location: 51°40’4"N, 2°52’53"W
Population: 214
Post town: Usk
Postcode: NP15
Dialling code: 01291
Local Government
Council: Monmouthshire

Llantrisant (also spelled Llantrissant, or Llantrissent) is a village and ancient parish in Monmouthshire, three miles south east of Usk. It forms part of the Usk Hundred.

History and amenities

The village is sited on the eastern bank of the River Usk and the Usk Valley Walk long distance footpath passes through the village after descending from the Wentwood escarpment. A Norman stone mediæval castle is sited close by [1].

The name of the village translates as The Parish of the Three Saints, and the parish church is the Church of St Peter, St Paul and St John. [2]

When local historian Fred Hando visited in the late 1950s the ruin of the ancient St. Bartholomew's chapel was still standing. From the later 19th century, the mill at Llwynau was run by a Henry Moore who moved there from Brecknockshire, together with his seven sons. When the mill stopped working, one of Moore's sons was reputed to have buried the mill-wheel under the floor. The farmhouse at Llwynau dates from the 17th century.[1]


  1. Hando, F.J., (1958) "Out and About in Monmouthshire", R. H. Johns, Newport.

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