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Chepstow (Welsh: Cas-gwent) is a town in Monmouthshire, Wales. It is next to the border with England. It is built beside the River Wye, close to where it joins with the River Severn. It is near the western end of the Severn Bridge on the M48 motorway. It is 16 mi (26 km) east of Newport and 124 mi (200 km) west of London.

Chepstow
Chepstow Castle and Bridge from Tutshill.jpg
Chepstow Castle and bridge.
Population14,195 
OS grid referenceST535935
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCHEPSTOW
Postcode districtNP16
Dialling code01291
PoliceGwent
FireSouth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Monmouthshire

Chepstow is famous for its castle, the oldest stone castle still standing in Britain, and for Chepstow Racecourse which is home to the Welsh Grand National. The town is on the west bank of the Wye; villages on the east bank of the Wye, Tutshill and Sedbury, are in England.