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Llanafan y Trawscoed, Cardiganshire

Historical Description

Llanafan-y-Trawscoed, a parish in Cardiganshire, on the river Ystwyth, between the railway stations of Strata Florida and Trawscoed, on the Manchester and Milford railway, 8 miles N of Tregaron, and 9 SE of Aberystwyth. It has a post office under Crosswood (RS.O); money order office, Crosswood; telegraph office, Llanilar. Acreage, 2610; population, 381. Crosswood Park, called by the Welsh Trawscoed, is the seat of the Earl of Lisburne, and has beautiful grounds. Part of the parish is wild moor and dreary common. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; gross value, t£98. The church is ancient, with an octagonal font.

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

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