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St James' Church, Wyesham

Wyesham is effectively a suburb of Monmouth the county town. The Forest of Dean starts uphill from Wyesham and Offa's Dyke Path long distance footpath passes above the village and the Wye Valley Walk runs close by beside the river.

The Roundhouse and Royal Naval Temple which overlooks Monmouth and the Wye Valley at this point on Kymin Hill is located nearby.


Wyesham is a community electoral ward to Monmouth Town Council, electing four town councillors.[1] The ward stretches north from Wyesham village, bounded to the west and the north by the River Wye and to the east by the Gloucestershire border.

Wyesham is also an electoral division of Monmouthshire County Council, coterminous with the community ward, electing a county councillor.[2] The 2004, 2008 and 2012 elections were won by Conservative councillor Elizabeth Hackett-Pain.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Councillors, Monmouth Town Council. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  2. ^ The County of Monmouthshire (Electoral Changes) Order 2002. Statutory Instruments. 6 December 2002. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Monmouthshire County Council Election Results 1995-2012" (PDF). The Elections Centre. Retrieved 6 January 2019.

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