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Llanfihangel Fechan, Breconshire

Historical Description

Llanfihangel Fechan, a township and a chapelry in Llandefailog-fach civil parish, Breconshire, on the river Honddu, 5 miles N of Brecon. Post town, Brecon, Acreage, 3095; population, 139. Castell Madoc belonged to-the Powels, passed to the Prices, and commands a fine view. A bridge spans the Honddu, and an ancient British camp is at Alltamog. The living is united with the rectory of Garth-brengy, in the diocese of St David's. The church, which was restored in 1864, contains monuments of the Powels and Watkins.

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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