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Bontddu or Caerdeon, Merionethshire

Historical Description

Bontddu or Caerdeon, an ecclesiastical parish in Llan-nber parish, Merionethshire, on the road from Barmouth to Dolgelly, from each of which it is distant 5 miles. It was constituted in 1887, and has a post office under Dolgelly, which is the telegraph office. Population, 488. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bangor; net value, £244. There is a beautiful wooded glen, through which a stream flows between perpendicular rocks, and forms a waterfall. Several gentlemen's seats are in the neighbourhood.

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

Land and Property

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