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Dryslwyn, Carmarthenshire

Historical Description

Dryslwyn, a hamlet in Llangathen parish, Carmarthenshire, on the river Towy, 4¼ miles WSW of Llandilo-fawr. It has a station on the L. & N.W.R., and a post office under Golden Grove (R.S.O.); money order office, Llandilo; telegraph office, Go'den Grove railway station. Dryslwyn Castle here, on the summit of a large hill, comprises extensive earthworks, ivy-clad walls, and a tower of a castle erected by one of the princes of the house of Dynevor.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Carmarthenshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Dryslwyn are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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