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Henry's Moat

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OS grid reference  SN044276
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Police  Dyfed-Powys
Community  New Moat
Country  Wales
Postcode district  SA63
Fire  Mid and West Wales
Principal area  Pembrokeshire
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Henry’s Moat is a hamlet and parish in Pembrokeshire, Wales, in the community of New Moat. It is 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Fishguard and 9 miles (14 km) northeast of Haverfordwest. The nearest railway station is Clarbeston Road 5 miles (8 km) to the south. It was in the ancient Hundred of Cemais.

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Map of Henry's Moat, Clarbeston Road, UK

Name

The parish’s Welsh name was Castell Hên-drêv (or Hendre), Anglicised by early English settlers to its present form. It derives from an ancient tumulus surrounded by a moat.

History

In 1833 the population of the parish was 282. It includes the hamlet of Tufton on the nearby B4329 Cardigan to Haverfordwest turnpike.

Church

The parish church is dedicated to St Brynach (English: St Bernard).

References

Henry's Moat Wikipedia


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