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Crickadarn, Breconshire

Historical Description

Crickadarn, a parish in Brecknockshire, at the influx of the Clettwr river to the Wye, 1½ mile S of Erwood station on the Cambrian railway, and 6½ miles SSE of Builth. It contains the village of Erwood, which has a post and money order office (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Builth. Acreage-, 4512; population, 332. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Llandefalle, in the diocese of St David's; joint net value, £900 with residence. Population of the ecclesiastical district, 827.

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

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Land and Property

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