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Llanfihangel Nant Melan, Radnorshire

Historical Description

Llanfihangel-Nant-Melan or Llanvihaugel Mant-mellan, a township and a parish in Radnorshire. The township lies 3 miles SW of New Radnor. Acreage, 8644; population, 145. The parish includes the township of Tre-wern and Gwythla. Post town, New Radnor, under Kington; telegraph office, Kington. Acreage, 11,040; population, 253. A waterfall, called Water Break-its-Neck, makes a leap of 70 feet. There is an ancient British camp. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £161. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The churcli was rebuilt in the Norman style, stands on a hill-slope, and is surrounded by old yew trees.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration districtPresteigne1837 - 1870
Registration districtKington1870 - 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.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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