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Dolforwyn, Montgomeryshire

Historical Description

Dolforwyn, a township in Bettws parish, Montgomeryshire, on the river Severn, 3 miles NE of Newtown. There are remains of a castle built about 1420 on the site of a British camp. The place is associated with the legend of Sabrina, alluded to by Drayton and Milton.

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

Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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