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St Harmon, Radnorshire

Historical Description

Harmon, St, a village and a parish in Radnorshire, on an affluent of the river Wye, under Rhydd Hywel, 4 miles NNE of Rhayader. There is a station on the Moat Lane, Builth, and Brecon section of the Cambrian railway; the Pantydwr station on the same line is also within the parish. Post town, Rhayader. Acreage, 15, 383; population, 731. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £210. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church was built in 1821, on the site of a very interesting old church which was supposed to have been built by Germanus, Bishop of Troyes. There are Baptist and Calvinistic Methodist chapels.

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

Land and Property

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