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Berwyn Mountains, Merionethshire

Historical Description

Berwyn Mountains, a range of mountains in Merionethshire and Montgomeryshire. It begins near Berwyn railway station, and extends 20 miles south-westward to the sources of the rivers Dee and Dyfi. A summit at its north-eastern extremity, Moel Ferna, has an altitude of 2070 feet above the level of the sea; another, 4 miles SW of this, Cader-Fronwen, has an altitude of 2563 feet; and another, about a mile SW, Moel Sycli (the summit of Cader-Bcrwyn or Ferwyn), has an altitude of 2716 feet.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Merionethshire is available to browse.


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