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Llanddew, Breconshire

Historical Description

Llanddew, a parish in Brecknockshire, on the river Honddu½ 1½ mile NE of Brecon. Post town, Brecon. Acreage, 2691; population, 219. An ancient palace of the bishops of St David's was in this parish, and is now represented by some ruins. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £202 with residence. Patron, the Archdeacon of Brecon. The church is Early English and cruciform. There is a 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 districtBrecknock1837 - 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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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