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Llanelieu, Breconshire

Historical Description

Llanelieu, a parish in Brecknockshire, 2 miles E of Talgarth Junction station on the Cambrian and Midland railways. Post town, Talgarth (R.S.O.) Acreage, 5614; population, 82. Most of the surface is waste and mountain. Several old seats were here, but have been turned into farmhouses. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £90. Patron, the Earl of Ashburnham. The church is dedicated to St Ellyw, is ancient, and has been restored.

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 districtHay1837 - 1974

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Land and Property

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