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Llanbadarn Fynydd, Montgomeryshire

Historical Description

Llanbadarn Fynydd, a parish, with a small village, in Radnorshire, on the river Ithon, near the river Teme and the boundary with Montgomeryshire, 6 miles NW of Llanbister Road station on the Central Wales section of the L. & N.W.R., 12 N of Penybont and 14 NW of Knighton. It has a post office under Penybont; money order and telegraph office, Penybont. Acreage, 10,335; population, 482. Fairs are held on the Friday before the last Tuesday in March, April, and July, the Saturday before the last Tuesday in Sept., and the second Friday in Oct. The surface is hilly, and includes much ban-en moor and pasture. Camnant Bridge, across the Ithon, is near the village. The living is a vicarage, united with that of Llananno, in the diocese of St David's; gross joint value, £155. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is ancient. There are Baptist and Calvinistic chapels.

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

Land and Property

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