Place:Lower Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire, Wales

NameLower Cwmyoy
TypeParochial area, Civil parish
Coordinates51.903°N 3.017°W
Located inMonmouthshire, Wales     (1866 - 1974)
Also located inGwent, Wales     (1974 - 1996)
Monmouthshire (principal area), Wales     (1996 - )
See alsoAbergavenny Rural, Monmouthshire, Walesrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Crucornau Fawr, Monmouthshire, Walescivil parish into which it was absorbed in 1935
Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire, Walescommunity it joined in 1974

Lower Cwmyoy was a parochial area within the parish of Cwmyoy until about 1894 when it became a separate civil parish in Abergavenny Rural District. It contained the village of Cwmyoy.

For more information see Cwmyoy.

In 1935, in a move to reduce the number of parishes within Abergavenny Rural District, Lower Cwmyoy was absorbed into the civil parish of Crucornau Fawr.

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