Devauden is small village in the Welsh county of Monmouthshire.  It is located with the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty about 5 miles from Chepstow on the B4293 towards Monmouth.

Devauden is located about 5 miles from Chepstow in Monmouthshire, South Wales, U.K.

Ordnance Survey Grid reference: ST486982 
Lat: 51:40:51N (51.68075) Lon: 2:44:39W (-2.74404)
The post code for the approximate location is NP16 6PQ

Over the years many stories and fables have emerged about Devauden and the local area.

  • Kilgwrrwg
  • Wolvesnewton
  • Cobbler's Plain
  • Fedw/Veddw
  • The Cot
  • Itton


Do you have any interesting stories about Devauden that you would like to share on the website?  If so please send them in and we'll add them to this section.  We are also keen to receive any photos showing Devauden in days gone by.



Devauden and the nearby hamlet of Fedw or Veddw were originally clusters of illicit cottages built as a base by woodcutters, mule drivers, quarrymen and labourers linked to the wireworks at Tintern and the Angiddy valley.