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Llanafan Fechan, Breconshire

Historical Description

Llanafan Fechan or Llanfechan, a parish in Breconshire, on the river Yrfon, 5 miles W by S of Builth. Post town, Builth (R.S.O.) Acreage, 2873; population, 146. The surface is hilly and the rocks include slate. Gwarafog, an ancient mansion, is now a farmhouse. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Llanafan Fawr, in the diocese of St David's. The church is small. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel.

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


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

Registration districtBuilth1837 - 1974

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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