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Rosemarket is located in Pembrokeshire
 Rosemarket shown within Pembrokeshire
Population 613 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference
Principal area Pembrokeshire
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Milford Haven
Postcode district SA 73
Dialling code 01437
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
List of places

Rosemarket is a village and community in Pembrokeshire, Wales.


  • Name 1
  • History 2
  • Local government 3
  • References 4
  • Further reading 5
  • External links 6


The name does not refer to flowers but to the hundred of Roose, the former Welsh cantref of Rhos.[2]


The village was a Owen, in 1603, described it as one of nine Pembrokeshire "boroughs in decay".[3]

The parish church, like many in the former lands of Rhos, is dedicated to the 6th-century Breton prince and Welsh saint Ismael. The village has a medieval dovecote[4] and a large hillfort.

Local government

The village has its own elected community council and is part of the electoral ward of Burton for the purposes of elections to Pembrokeshire County Council.


  1. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 17 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Charles, B. G., The Placenames of Pembrokeshire, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1992, ISBN 0-907158-58-7, p 628
  3. ^ Owen, George, The Description of Pembrokeshire by George Owen of Henllys Lord of Kemes, Henry Owen (Ed), London, 1892
  4. ^ Dovecote in MyPembrokeshire

Further reading

  • Nicolle, G. R., Rosemarket: A Village Beyond Wales. Dyfed Cultural Services (1982)

External links

  • Historical information on GENUKI
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