Battle, Breconshire

Historical Description

Battle, a parish in Brecknockshire, on the river Yscir, 3 miles NW of Brecon, which is the post town. Acreage, 1600; population, 126. The surface is diversified, and commands fine views. The manor belonged to the priory of Brecon. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David; net value, £124. The church is a low building, situated on an eminence. It was restored in 1880.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration district Brecknock (1837-1974)

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Breconshire is online.


Online maps of Battle are available from a number of sites: