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Tretower, Breconshire

Historical Description

Tretower, an ecclesiastical parish in Llanfihangel Cwmdu parish, Brecknockshire, 3 miles NW of Crickhowell, and 5 ESE of Talybont station on the Brecon and Merthyr railway. Post town, Crickhowell. Population, 335. There are ruins of an ancient castle, also a very interesting manor house, dating about 15th century, and remains of Julian road and Roman camp. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £106. The church is dedicated to St John the Evangelist There is a Congregational chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

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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