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Cwm Dauddwr, Radnorshire

Historical Description

Cwm-Dauddwr, a parish in Radnorshire, on the rivers Elan and Wye, at the boundary with Brecknockshire, 2 miles S of Rhayader. It contains the townships of Dyffryn-Gwy and Dyffryn-Elan, and its post town is Rhayader. Acreage, 32,172; population, 713. Much of the surface is hilly and mountainous. The rocks include slates and lead ore. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £193. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church was built in 1866.

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

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