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Hyssington, Montgomeryshire

Historical Description

Hyssington, a township in Montgomeryshire, and a parish partly also in Salop. The township lies contiguous to Salop, 3½ miles N by W of Lydham Heath station on the Bishop's Castle railway, and 4¼ N of Bishop's Castle. Post town, Churchstoke (E.S.O.) Acreage of the township, 1901; population, 260; of the ecclesiastical parish, 373. An earthwork, known as Simond's Castle, is in the neighbourhood. The living is a vicarage, united with the rectory of Snead, in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, <£340. The church stands within the precincts of a ruined castle.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration districtClun1837 - 1933

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Land and Property

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