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Maescar, Breconshire

Historical Description

Maescar, a township in Devynnock parish, Brecknockshire, on the river Usk, at the confluence of the Senny with the Treweren, 8 miles W by S of Brecon. It includes the villages of Devynnock and Senny. There is a station at Devynnock on the Neath and Brecon railway, and a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) at Senny bridge. Acreage, 4317; population, 750.

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 districtBrecknock1837 - 1974

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

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Breconshire is online.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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