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Llanddewi Abergwessin, Breconshire

Historical Description

Llanddewi Abergwessin, a parish in Brecknockshire, at the influx of the river Gwessin to the Yrfon, 5 miles N of Llanwrtyd, and 14 W by N of Builth. Post town, Garth (R.S.O.) Acreage, 10,536; population, 83. The surface is mostly mountainous, wild, and waste. The living is aperpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Llanfihangel Abergwessin, in the diocese of St David's. The church is in ruins, and the inhabitants attend the modern church at Llanfihangel Abergwessin.

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 districtBuilth1837 - 1974

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Land and Property

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