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Llangover, Merionethshire

Historical Description

Llangover, a parish comprising the townships of Llan-gower Isafon and Llangower Uwchafon in Merionethshire, on the E side of Bala Lake, under the Berwyn Mountains, 2¼ miles S by W of Bala. Post town, Bala (R.S.O.) Acreage". 6880, including 588 of water; population, 235. Much of the surface is bare upland. Traces of a Roman camp are on Caer Gai, and Roman tiles have been found there. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Asaph; gross value, £126 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Asaph. The church is dedicated to St Cywair, is good, and has a tower.

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

Land and Property

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