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Llandilofane, Breconshire

Historical Description

Llandilofane or Llandilo-'r-Fan, a parish, with a village, in Brecknockshire, on the river Ciliene, an affluent of the Usk, under Mynydd Bwlch-y-Groes, near the boundary with Carmarthenshire, 4 miles NNW of Devynock station on the Neath and Brecon railway, and 8½ E by N of Llandovery. Post town, Sennybridge (R.S.O.) Acreage, 10,765; population of the civil parish, 328; of the ecclesiastical, 645. The manor belonged to Strata Florida Abbey. Llandilo Hall is the chief residence. Much of the surface is upland. The living is a vicarage, with Llanfihangel Nantbran annexed, in the diocese of St David's; net value, £180.

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

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Land and Property

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