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Llananno, Radnorshire

Historical Description

Llananno, a parish in Radnorshire, on the river Ithon, 4 miles NW of Llangunllo station on the L. & N.W.R., and NE by E of Rhayader. Post town, Penybont (R.S.O.) Acreage, 5899; population, 264. Slight remains exist of Castle Dynbod, a very strong fortress, demolished in 1640 by Llewelyn-ap-Grnfydd. There is a mineral spring. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Llanbadarn Fynydd, in the diocese of St David's; joint gross value, £155. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church has a very good carved screen and rood loft.

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 districtKnighton1837 - 1933
Registration districtRadnorshire East1933 - 1974

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Land and Property

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

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