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Llangasty Talyllyn, Breconshire

Historical Description

Llangasty Talyllyn, a parish in Breconshire, on Llyn Safaddau, under the Brecknock Beacons, 2 miles SE of Talyllyn Junction station on the Cambrian, the Brecon and Merthyr, and the Neath and Brecon railways, and 6 SE by E of Brecon. Post town, Brecon. Acreage, 1997; population, 192. An ancient camp is at Allt-yr-Esgair, and commands a fine view. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St David's; net value, £172 with residence. The church is dedicated to St Gastyn, has been restored, is a handsome small edifice, and has a fine peal of bells.

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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