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CRICKADARN - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"CRICKADARN, (or Cerrigcadarn), a parish in the hundred of Talgarth, in the county of Brecon, 5½ miles S. of Builth. It is situated at the junction of the rivers Clettwr and Wye, and contains the hamlets of North and South Crickadarn, and Erwrd. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of St. David's, value with the vicarage of Llandevalley, £686, in the patronage of Colonel L. V. Watkins. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The charities amount to £9 per annum."

"ERWID, (or Erwood), a village in the parish of Crickadarn, county Brecon, 9 miles W. of Hay. It is situated on the banks of the river Wye."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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