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Pilleth, Radnorshire

Historical Description

Pilleth, a parish in Radnorshire, on the river Lugg, 3 miles SW by S of Knighton. Post town, Knighton. Acreage, 1887; population, 77. Mortimer was taken here by Owen Glendower. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of .St David's; gross value, £48. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is ancient, and was partially restored in 1873. It contains monuments of the Pryse family.

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 districtPresteigne1837 - 1877
Registration districtKnighton1877 - 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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